Dead Lion Video: On March 14th, hunters and vigilantes purportedly killed a lion in a community in Borno State’s Konduga local government area.
Before finally puttng it down, the lion had previously caused mayhem in the Malari community in Konduga, according to a reliable source, wounding numerous people who were later hospitalized.
It needed the combined efforts of several hunting groups to bring it down.
The Chairman of Konduga local government area of Borno State congratulated the hunters, describing their ability to put the lion down as a “Victory.”
According to reports, during the operation to put the lion down, two hunters were alleged to have suffered various degrees of injury and are currently being treated at the hospital.
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A video of the slain lion can be found below;
The shooting of the lion by hunters in Konduga Local Government Area was also confirmed by Peter Ayuba, Director Forestry and Wildlife, Ministry of Environment, Borno.
According to Mr Ayuba, human activity has been absent in certain Borno rural settlements for several years, resulting in thick forest.
“Elephants from the Waza Game Reserve in neighboring Cameroon Republic also entered settlements in the Kala-Balge Local Government Area.”
“There was also an incidence in Kaga LGA, Borno state, where some hyenas killed a man in the jungle,” he said.
Video Source: ZagazOlaMakama|Twitter.