Ayuba, who spoke to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on the incident on Tuesday in Maiduguri, mentioned the lion may need strayed from Waza Sport Reserve in neighbouring Cameroon Republic.
A lion has been confirmed killed by hunters in Konduga Native Authorities Space of Borno state.
The Director of Forestry and Wildlife, Ministry of Surroundings, Borno, Mr Peter Ayuba, confirmed the killing of the lion, saying it may need strayed from the Waza Sport Reserve in neighbouring Cameroon Republic.
Ayuba spoke to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on the incident on Tuesday in Maiduguri.
“We’ve comparable incidents of Elephants from the sport reserve getting into villages in Kala-Balge Native Authorities Space.
“There may be additionally an incident of some hyenas killing a person within the bush in Kaga LGA.
“Absence of human actions in some rural communities for a number of years has reworked many farmlands into thick forest,” Ayuba mentioned.
He defined that the a number of years of absence of people made the animals in reserves wander into the villages.
He added that the villages hitherto had been with out people till now that folks have been returning to base with the gradual return of peace.
Ayuba urged resettled communities to watch out and vigilant, stating that the lion killed on Sunday might produce other pleasure members lurking.
Additionally talking, the Data Officer of Konduga LGA, Mallam Asheikh Chabbol, mentioned the lion chased some irrigation farmers in Malari village who needed to invite hunters to interact it.
“Hunters engaged the lion, which injured two of them earlier than it was killed.
“The injured hunters are receiving remedy whereas the carcass of the lion was taken to the Ministry of Surroundings,” Chabbol mentioned.