The Managing Director of the Kano Zoological Garden, Alhaji Usman Gwadabe, has announced that a team of experts has arrested the escaped lion from the zoo around the city center.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the lion, who escaped from the Zoological Garden the night before, caused panic among residents of the area.
Until this morning, the zoo always busy with shops, service stations, including the famous Ado Bayero shopping center, was closed with no one in the place.
It is said that the lion, which was recovered around the city area, behaved without attacking or trying to wreak havoc.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that The Managing Director said that the lion was taken back to the zoo and that residents can now have some relief to do their normal business.