A sum total of twenty six helminths was recovered from the fish. The male specimens recorded a lower rate of infection (8,7%) than the females ( which recorded a prevalence of 31%. The overall worm burden were low and independent of sex and size of the fish. Results from this study buttress the point earlier suspected by the researchers that this snake head fish which is quite popular and regularly eaten in this area of Nigeria is a serious potential health hazard if not well taken care of. Food and delicacies prepared without adequate processing has the potential of infecting consumers with helminthiasis and thereby constituting serious health risk.