– A gorilla has allegedly swallowed about N6.8 million in the Kano Zoological Gardens
– Umar Kobo, the managing director of the zoo, confirmed that the money is missing
– Abdullahi Haruna, police spokesman in the state, was quoted to have said 10 people including those on duty when the money went missing, have been arrested Emerging reports have claimed that about N6.8 million has been swallowed by gorilla in the Kano Zoological Gardens.
According to BBC Pidgin, finance officer in the zoo was quoted as saying the gorilla “sneaked into their office” and carted away the money before swallowing it. Umar Kobo, the managing director of the zoo, confirmed that the money is missing and that the issue is being investigated.
Abdullahi Haruna, police spokesman in Kano, was quoted to have confirmed confirmed that 10 persons, including those on duty when the money went missing, have been arrested.
According to him, “The issue is under investigations for now and I don’t want to say anything on the matter, many journalists have come to meet me but I don’t want to talk anything. What I can confirm is that money is missing.
“Yes, it is true that money from five days of Sallah festivities is missing from the Kano zoo. As at now, we have arrested 10 members of staff of the zoo including the security man and those working in the finance unit.”
Legit previously reported that the EFCC began investigating a sales clerk, Philomina Chieshe, who claimed a mystery snake sneaked into the account office of the JAMB in Makurdi, the Benue state capital and swallowed N36m.
The anti-graft agency in a Facebook post on Tuesday, February 13, said it was probing the matter and would keep Nigerians updated.