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Victoria Island Lion joins family in Omu- Resort Zoo

Victoria Island Lion joins family in Omu- Resort Zoo 


THE two-year-old lion used as a guard by an Indian national at his 229 Muri Okunola street Victoria Island residence, has been tranquilised and relocated to the Omu Resort Zoo in Lekki, the Lagos State Taskforce said on Monday.

According to the Taskforce spokesman Taofiq Adebayo, the lion was brought in from Cameroun by the unnamed Indian two-years-ago.

Adebayo said the evacuation was done in collaboration with officials from the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and medical personnel from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan (UI).

The operation was supervised by Yinka Egbeyemi, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) – Adebayo said “In as much as we appreciate residents around Victoria Island for their prompt action, we urge every member of the public to be observant in their immediate environment and report any strange or unusual activity to appropriate government authority for prompt action”

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