Man Poses With Massive Python He Killed In Kwara State (Photos)

This massive python was killed at Odo Mubo near Laula Asalasi in Ilorin, Kwara State capital on Wednesday 14th September 2016. A man identified as Jimo E. Mohammed -who single-handedly killed the snake, revealed that he had been monitoring the reptile after he was informed by the residents who spotted it. 

Read what an eyewitness Peter Idowu Jiya wrote; 
About Eighteen fit long python snake killed Yesterday Wednesday 14th September 2016, at Odo Mubo near Laula Asalasi in Ilorin, Kwara State capital.

A Nupe man identified as Jimo E. Mohammed has killed a python snake in Ilorin, Kwara State Capital two days after Eid-El-Kabri festival.

According to him, it has been a while he started monitoring the snake after he has been informed by the people of Mubo Street.

When he saw the snake for the first time in that river, it ran away and it is too dangerous for him to go after it, so he left it that day.

He noted that when he arrived at Mubo river early Yesterday morning, he found that the python has swallowed a pig. This according to him however ease his attack.

Jimo who said that he killed the snake with mere cutlass, added that this is not the first time he has been killing Python with cutlass. He revealed that this marks it the eighth one he has killed.

When interrogated on how he has summon that courage to killed the snake, Jimo said that it is what he has been exposed to since his tender age by his father.

Accordingly, when asked about possibly safety measures people can adopt when come across Python snake, Mr. Jimo said that one should only pray nit to come across it. He added further that python becomes more angry when one run for it. However, there is no safety measures than to pray not to come across it.

Eye witness

Peter Idowu Jiya

Ilorin, Kwara State.

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