Akeredolu asks south-west to stop eating beef, says region losing N2.5bn daily
Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says the south-west region is losing N2.5 billion daily to the consumption of beef.
Speaking at a meeting with stakeholders in the state’s education sector in Akure, Ondo capital city, Akeredolu said people in the south-west should consider using chicken meat for their ceremonies.
“Why am I saying this? There is a N2.5 billion beef market in the southwest every day. It means every day in the southwest, we send [The sum of] N2.5 billion out of the south-west? That is the bedrock of poverty in the region.