It appears that Nigeria will be dragged into National embarrassment again as gorilla allegedly swallowed N6.8 million in the Kano Zoological Gardens.
According to BBC Pidgin, the gorilla find it way into their office and carted away the money before swallowing it during the Sallah celebrations.
Umar Kobo, the managing director of the zoo said:
“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”.
Abdullahi Haruna, Kano State police public relations officer was quoted by Bbc as saying:
“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.”