BEWARE!! Killer chicken, turkey in Lagos
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Toyin Suarau has warned residents over the danger of buying and consuming exhumed contaminated poultry produce like chicken and turkey meat presently in circulation in the state.
The commissioner disclosed this while receiving officials of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), who came on the directive of the Federal Government to appeal for support on how to sensitise Lagosians on the danger posed by this act noted that these exhumed poultry produce were preserved with chemicals like formalin which is poisonous and could lead to slow death if consumed.
Suarau added that the imported contaminated poultry produce were seized by men of the Nigeria Customs Service in Badagry but were later exhumed after being destroyed by some unscrupulous individuals who now sell same to unsuspecting consumers.