Lagos - Lagos State government has shut two illegal abattoirs at Okeafa and Ejigbo over processing of unwholesome meat.
The Commissioner for Agriculture, Toyin Suara, who announced the closure at the weekend, also suspended three other slabs for operating illegally.
Suara described the moves as part of measures to curb the spread of unwholesome processed meat and meat products in Lagos.
According to him, the slaughter slabs were shut as part of effort to put an end to the issue of unwholesome meat and meat products from unlicensed and illegal abattoirs.
The commissioner warned operators of illegal and unlicensed abattoirs and slaughter slabs operating in the state to desist.
Source: New Telegraph
- News 24