An Indian national wa discovered to have caged a two-year-old lion in his residence Number 229, Muri Okunola Street in Victoria Island, Lagos State.
Yinka Egbeyemi, the Chairman of Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences gave a confirmation of the reality on ground.
Egbeyemi said men of the Nigeria Police Force have been deployed in the area, adding that the Indian national who owns the lion has been invited for questioning.
He also disclosed that efforts were ongoing by the state government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment to evacuate the animal from the building.
However, the police, officials of the Lagos State government, and veterinary doctors have evacuated the two-year-old lion to a Lagos zoo.