FG Set To Ban Ponmo Meat Consumption

The Federal Government is on the move to ban the sale and consumption of hides and skins…what we commonly know as Ponmo. This indication emerged Tuesday when the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina called for competent regulations that would check the consumption and sale of the product.

The minister who was represented at the occasion by the Director, Animal Production and Husbandry in the Ministry, Dr. Ademola Raji said, 

”I also commend NIAS for its advocacy and public enlightenment programs on Radio and Television that promote value addition in Livestock, as against sale and consumption of primary products alone, particularly with the issue of curtailing the widespread consumption of hides and skins as PONMO which ought to be tanned into leather for a very high dollar return to the farmer and Tanneries. I expect that competent regulations acceptable by all stakeholders will be developed so as to give credibility that our set standards for food safety are being implemented which will boost value addition.”

So even the Ponmo wey poor man dey manage, FG wan come put sand-sand for person garri? Hmmm. Diaris God oh. I just wonder what the penalty for eating ponmo will be? 5years imprisonment maybe....because I chop ponmo? Tahhhh...if i hear.



Parias 2014-10-12 19:23:22
mtchew,,its just for the growth of our economy so nigerians make una calm down ooo

Parias 2014-10-12 19:23:27
mtchew,,its just for the growth of our economy so nigerians make una calm down ooo

Austine 2014-11-03 09:07:14
since wen dem born me nai i start dey chop ponmon.......make dem no try am oo......that thing na nature oo

NKlopez 2014-11-28 18:44:59
a beg oo,na ponmo big my best meat

Luxuriant Lad 2015-01-10 21:51:44
dem no c all dose politicians wey dey thieve our money to stop, even boko haram dem no fit stop na kponmo dem go get pow to 2 stop abi.....is a pitty

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