The Imota Local Council Development Area (LUDA) of Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, is keying into the state government’s policy of improving the red meat value chain and operations within a hygienic environment.
Hon. Wasiu Agoro, Executive Chairman, Imota LCDA, who disclosed this to THE IMPACT said that the council is committed to the completion of the project which he also said would curb illegal meat butchering in Imota.
The project which is ongoing at Oke – Sabo in Imota is expected to be completed in six months through a Public – Private Partnership (PPP).
The Chairman, who said that the construction of the modern abattoir is in partnership with Latiodus Limited, chatted with THE IMPACT today on the development.
“The council is totally committed to the completion of this project in time as part of efforts to improve red meat value chain and curb illegal and unhygienic meat butchering in Imoya LCDA and its environs”, Hon. Agoro said.
“This abbatoir would enhance the slaughtering and processing of meat under hygienic conditions, as well as the marketing and transporting of meat in the right way.
“This abattoir would also be able to employ youths of the community”, he added.