By Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed, Zaria
There is panic around Zoo Road area of Kano metropolis as lion escaped its enclosure in Kano Zoological Gardens on Saturday night.
Sources told DAILY NIGERIAN that the incident happened when the big cat overpowered rangers trying to put it back to its cage after agricultural show outing.
Although the zoo officials could not be reached for comment, the spokesman for Kano Police Command, DSP Abdullahi kiyawa, confirmed the incident.
He however said the lion was still within the zoo area.