Lion Cub Found In Residential Apartment In Lagos, Tranquilized, Evacuated

A 2-year-old lion cub which was found in a residential apartment at No 229 Muri Okunola Street in Victoria Island has been tranquilized and evacuated. This was done by the Lagos State Government.

The lion which is reportedly owned by an Indian national was evacuated from the building by 1:30pm today November 18.


Lion cub found in residential apartment in Lagos, tranquilized and evacuated (photos)


Chairman of Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences, Yinka Egbeyemi who confirmed that the lion has been removed from the residential apartment said the Indian national is yet to honor his invitation for questioning. The owner of the lion reportedly sent his three Nigerian workers to stand-in for him instead.