According to a Facebook user,Ogbujianyim ChiukwuEmeka Nwokedi, this why Anambra people are dying in their numbers.
He wrote: "Traditional Nwokedi said and warned,If Anambra people.expecially those calling themselves Christians will not stop Enugwu people from killing Anambra Python,too much people will die in Anambra ,and Anambra people will be wondering who is killing us,Abakaliki people are killing us. One Python is one persons life,the more they kill them the more you buried your love ones,stop them now now,before they kill you all,
Mr. Tony Oraeki, wrote and I added it here,an indigene of Nri, said that in respective towns, if a python enters the house of anybody; climbs on top of his bed, the owner of the house will simply collect the creature and drop it somewhere outside the compound without harming it.
If a stranger deliberately kills a python in Okija, the natives according to Ujummadu would advise such a person to give a befitting burial to the creature, and if the person refuses, he or she stands the risk of dying mysteriously within one year.
Also, in Agulu community, Anaocha local government area, the country home of the incumbent Governor Peter Obi, tortoises and crocodiles are treated as sacred by the natives of most communities in the riverine Ogbaru local government area including Obeagwe, the country home of the deputy chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Sir Victor"