Four market women have been apprehended on Wednesday, July 14, for selling banned donkey meat known as Jaki.
The government of Edo state has taken four women into custody for selling donkey meat known as jaki to their unknowing customers at the state capital main market.
The permanent secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of Edo state, Mr. Peter, Aikhuomobhogbe, who conducted his squad to execute the detain stated that the squad were notified about some individuals was taking part in the selling of donkey meat in spite of been banned in Edo state.
Mr Peter stated that jaki which is donkey is very harmful and swore to eliminate the selling of the meat the in state.
He said that’s a case in maintaining safety in food business, and jaki which is donkey meat is not allowed among meat to be eaten but our people still deal on it but Edo state government will make effort to secure its environs and eliminate the eating of the meat in the state.
The government of Edo state said, we will make sure that we chase anyone caught doing the business to sanction because it is bad to supply food that is unhealthy to our people”.
People have really showed their dissatisfaction on instablog9ja comment section on why some traders will keep selling meat which is harmful to the health of their customers, some said the taste changes the food taste when used to prepare meal while others said they don’t know the difference between donkey and cow meat when seen in the market.