Wild animals like Lions, Tigers and others being used as pet by human beings is not a new trend especially in European and Asian countries especially Arabians.
E days ago, on Saturday evening, president Muhammadu Buhari’s son in law, Ahmed Indimi went viral on the internet after he bought a new white lion and caused massive mixed reactions on the internet.
Ahmed Indimi while sharing the photos said he loves the lion pet. Check out his photos with the new white pet lion below:-
However, Ahmed Indimi, Zahra Buhari’s husband is not the first Nigerian to ever buy a white lion as a pet. In this article, you will see other Nigerian celebrities who also own white lions as pet.
1. Runtown:– Popular Nigerian musician, Runtown is also a proud owner of a lion as a pet.
In November 2018, Runtown got the whole social media buzzing and trending after he purchased a new white lion as a pet. Sharing the photos, Runtown asked fans what he should call the lion. However, celebrities like Davido and many others reacted saying God forbid and warned him on the dangers of having a wild animal as pet at home.
Check out some photos of the white lion Runtown bought as pet below:-
However, 1 year after buying the pet white lion, Runtown also mentioned in an interview that he doesn’t get too close to the lion again because it might eat him. The white rare lion reportedly cost Runtown 140 thousand dollars to purchase.
- DJ Cuppy:- DJ Cuppy is a very popular name in Nigeria, she is a disk jockey, singer and TV host. The young lady is also the daughter of popular Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola. DJ Cuppy is also a proud owner of a lion as pet too.
In November 2019, DJ Cuppy made announcement that she just bought a white lion as pet which she named after her “Cuppy”. Dj Cuppy doesn’t live with the lion at home but she always goes to visit it where she left it to be taken care of.
Check out some photos of the white lion DJ Cuppy bought as a pet below:-
See how big the lion have grown after DJ Cuppys last visit to it just 10 months after buying it. One can’t imagine how big it will be after 5 years.
Since DJ Cuppy bought the lion, she prefers to call herself “Mama Cups” as she takes the lion as her child.
3. Soso Soberekon:- Soso Soberekon is a record executive with broad experience in the development, marketing , promotion and mangement of artist.
In November 2019, Soso Soberekon also purchased his own pet lion and shared a video of him playing with it. While sharing the video, he called the lion his son.
Check out some photos screenshots from the video of him playing with his white lion pet below:-