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Schools shut down in Owerri as Lion escapes from Nekede Zoo

Some schools in Owerri -- especially around Nekede did not open today.

According to reports, a lion escaped from the Nekede Zoo in Owerri, the Imo State capital last night so children are advised to stay back home for safety reasons.

The State's local radio station Orient FM made the broadcast. It is said the police command and the management of the zoo are doing their best to track down the lion as the public is also advised to be on the lookout and be safety conscious.

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Posted By kellychi On 09:08 Tue, 13 May 2014

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