A two year old lion has been discovered in a residential building in the Victoria Island, Lagos State.
The lion, said to be owned by a yet to be named Indian national, is caged at 229, Muri Okunola Street in Victoria Island.
Chairman of Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Speacial Offences, Yinka Egbeyemi, confirmed this to Channels Television yesterday.
According to him, policemen have been deployed in the area. Egbeyemi also disclosed that the efforts were ongoing by the state government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment to evacuate the animal from the building.
He added that the Indian national, who owns the lion, has been invited for questioning.