Lagos trains 400 butchers on abattoir management

As part of efforts aimed at ensuring and maintaining a hygienic and conducive environment within abattoirs and the red meat value chain business in Lagos, the State government has trained no fewer than 400 butchers and live cattle dealers drawn from various abattoirs and slaughter slabs in the State on current trends in abattoir management.

The training, which centered on the standard operating procedures in abattoir management, was organized by the State Ministry of Agriculture as part of the ongoing reforms in the Red Meat Value Chain in Lagos State.

Speaking at the closing and presentation of certificates to the participants, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau noted that there is the need for attitudinal change by stakeholders and concessionaires in the red-meat-value chain business especially in the areas of operational procedures and abattoir management.

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