LASG evacuates lion from private home to Lekki Zoo


Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation, on Monday, succeeded in moving the lion found at a private home around Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki.

Task Force Chairman, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed this in a release made available to newsmen by spokesperson of the agency, Mr Adebayo Taofiq, saying the exercise was carried out in conjunction with officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and medical personnel from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan (UI) .

According to Egbeyemi, Dr Ogunmo Bamidele, who led the medical team from the University of Ibadan, had to tranquilise the lion thrice before the evacuation, even…

Source: Nigerian Tribune