There appears to become imminent danger in the Obafemi Awolowo College Ile-ife Zoological Gardens, located inside the dome of the campus, as four lions within the zoo are seriously starved.

An analysis by DAILY POST revealed that previously, the creatures appeared to be given with pigs on regular basis, the delicacy that have stored them healthy and friendly.

However, because the advent of Prof. Eyitope Ogunmodede brought-administration in June 2017, existence is not same of these wild creatures.

A resource in the gardens, who confided within our reporter confessed that because of paucity of funds, the lions weren’t any longer getting their daily meal, a scenario that has compelled the family and friends to honestly ration available food one of the four lions.

It had been reliably deduced that the lions were now being given around three occasions per week.

“The situation in the gardens is constantly on the degenerate each day I truly pity the family and friends in control of the creatures these creatures turn into more aggressive and deadly consequently of starvation”, a resource disclosed.

DAILY POST recalls that an attendant at Agodi zoo in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Mr. Hamzat Oyekunle, popularly known as Baba Olorunwa was wiped out in September with a lion he’d given for more than 5 years.

Although, the actual cause of this incident is not published by Oyo State government, the conditions all around the tragedy may not be unconnected using the present situation at OAU zoological gardens.


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