Lion Kills Zookeeper in Kaduna

Adam in the hospital. Photo: BBC

Segun Atanda/

A zookeeper has died after a lion mauled him in a park in Kaduna.

The lion according to a report by BBC escaped from its cage in the popular Gamji Gate amusement park and attacked the victim Mustapha Adam injuring him in the neck.

Adam was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to his wounds in the early hours of Wednesday.

Reports said the lion was lured back into its cage after the attack.