Since the sad news of the death of a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Personnel Lance Corporal Ogah Bercy, attached to the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), who was bitten by a snake in her toilet at the NAF Base Bill Clinton Drive Abuja broke, there have been other reports about snakes being found in toilets across the country.
Although this is not entirely a new report, however, there are reports that the current weather condition in the country may be a factor.
Snakes are cold-blooded animals therefore, they need warm environments to survive especially when they are in places that are very dry, extremely hot, or both.
Toilets offer a cool, wet, dark place for snakes to cool off and relax thereby providing a great place for them to feel safe and comfortable.
In addition to the reasons of comfort and safety that snakes find when hanging out in toilets, part of what can also draw them there are the food sources e.g rats, mice, and other small rodents that live in the sewers.
In light of this, here are 7 ways to prevent snakes bites while using your toilet.