*Hire youth to climb trees with rifle, bush lamp, cutlass
*Desperate politicians endangering vultures in Nigeria – Dr. Edem Eniang
*Egg now cost between N1m – N2 million in the market
By Emmanuel Ayungbe
UYO — BIRD scientists have sounded the alarm that the vulture, a scavenging bird of prey, is going out of extinction in Nigeria because of the epic hunt for its eggs by fetish politicians, who allegedly use them to acquire mystical power making charms to win elections.
Those who spoke to NDV, disclosed that the search by desperate politicians for the eggs has intensified as 2019 approaches, cautioning that appropriate measures be taken to safeguard one of nature’s chief vacuum cleaners from extinction.
One of them, an Associate Professor, Department of Forestry and Natural Environmental Management, University of Uyo, UNIUYO, Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, Dr….
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