The Kano Zoological and Wildlife Agency has added a male and female eland to its Kano zoo to boost tourism in the state.
This was disclosed in a statement by Hadiya Tullah-Umar, Public Relations Officer of the agency, on Sunday in Kano.
The spokesman said that the Managing Director of the agency, Sa’idu Gwadabe, represented by a director in the agency, Muhammad Danjuma received the ellands at the Kano zoo.
She said that state government has demonstrated zeal to revive tourism by restocking the zoo which is the largest in the country in terms of education, research and conservation.
“Presently the procurement and restocking process is still ongoing,” the PRO added.
Ms Tullah-Umar noted that the agency had previously procured a lioness, adding that by April, a Zebra would be delivered to the zoo.
She urged residents of the state to patronise the zoo and enjoy nature through wildlife.