This massive python was killed at Odo Mubo near Laula Asalasi in Ilorin, Kwara State capital on Wednesday 14th September 2016 by a man identified as Jimo E. Mohammed. The brave man revealed that he had been monitoring the reptile after he was informed by the residents who spotted it.
According to him, it has been a while he started monitoring the 18 feet long snake after he was intimated by the people of Mubo Street……..(continue reading below)
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 eases his attack.
Jimo who said that he killed the snake with just a cutlass, added that it wasn’t the first time he has been killing Python with cutlass. He revealed that this marks it the eighth one he has single-handedly killed.
When asked on how he was able to confront the large serpent, 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 not to come across it. He added that python becomes more angry when one runs away after sighting it.
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