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Oyo Government Shuts Down Zoological Garden After Lion Attack - CHANNELS TELEVISION

The Oyo State Government has announced the immediate closure of a zoological garden in Ibadan, the state capital. The government in a statement on Saturday said the zoological garden, Agodi Zoo, was shut down after a lion killed one of the zoo ...and more »

Oyo govt closes Agodi Zoo - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

The government said this decision is based on the report received from the company managing the Zoo, AM & C, that one of the lions at the Zoo had accidentally attacked one of the attendants, Mr Hamzat Oyekunle, popularly known as Baba Olorunwa, who ...and more »

Oyo shuts zoo as lion kills attendant - The Nation Newspaper

An attendant at the Agodi zoo, Ibadan, Oyo state, Hamzat Oyekunle, popularly known as Baba Olorunwa has been killed by one of the lions in the facility. The development forced the Oyo State Government to shut down the facility yesterday. It also ...and more »

Lion kills curator in Nigerian zoo - Premium Times

The Oyo State Government has ordered the immediate closure of Agodi Zoo over the killing of an attendant by one of the lions in the zoo. A statement by Yinka Fatoki, Executive Secretary, Bureau of Investment Promotion, BIP, in Ibadan on Saturday said ...and more »

Oyo closes Agodi Zoo over imminent lion attack - Daily Post Nigeria

Oyo State Government has announced the immediate closure of Agodi Zoo over fear of attacks on attendants by lions. It declared that the decision to close the zoo without further delay was based on the report received from the company managing the Zoo ...and more »

Man Mauled By Lion In Ibadan - Information Nigeria

A zoo attendant has died a sad death in Ibadan after he was killed by a lion he had been feeding for 5 years. A lion has mauled a man identified as Hamzat Oyekunle to death at Agodi zoo gardens, Ibadan. According to information gathered from the Zoo ...and more »

Zoo keeper killed by Lion in Ibadan - Naija News

Hamzat Oyekunle one of the zoo attendants at Agodi Garden, Ibadan, Oyo State has died from injuries he sustained from an attack by one of the lions at the zoo. In a statement issued in Ibadan by Yinka Fatoki, Executive Secretary, Bureau of Investment ...and more »

Oyo closes zoo after lion killed keeper - The Punch

The Oyo State Government has closed the Agodi Zoo after one of the lions in the wildlife park killed its keeper. The government's decision was contained in a statement by the Executive Secretary, Bureau of Investment Promotion, Mr. Yinka Fatoki. The ...and more »