By Florence Onuegbu
The Lagos State Task Force says it has successfully moved a lion found at a private home around Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki.
The Chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, said in a statement on Monday, that the exercise was carried out in conjunction with officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and medical personnel from Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan.
Egbeyemi said that Dr Ogunmo Bamidele, who led the medical team from the University of Ibadan, had to tranquilised the lion thrice before evacuation.
He said that the agency responded to a petition from residents on the use of the lion as maiguard.
According to him, investigations revealed that the lion was brought in from Cameroun by an Indian national two years ago.
”Immediately I got the petition, I deployed my officers to the…
Source: News Agency of Nigeria