Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Lagos declares zero tolerance on operators of illegal abattoirs in the state

Lagos State Government on Wednesday declared zero tolerance on operators of illegal abattoirs/slaughter slabs, waste mismanagement and unhygienic handling of meat in the state.

The declaration emanated from a joint stakeholders meeting between the State Ministries of the Environment, Agriculture and operators of abattoirs and slaughter slabs in Lagos State at the Ministry of The Environment conference Room, Alausa.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, Mr Abiodun Bamgboye who chaired the meeting maintained that the State Government would not condone any act of uncleanliness in meat processing and delivery, adding that attention would be given to all areas of food supply chain with emphasis now on the consumption of wholesome meat by the citizens.