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Adamawa government to partner butchers on meat processing

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Adamawa government to partner butchers on meat processing

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His excellency the executive Governor of Adamawa state, senator Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow urge butchers in the state to adopt value chain mechanism in the distribution of process meat  from Adamawa to other parts of the country.

Bindow  gave the advice when members of the newly elected executives council of the Butchers Union of Nigeria (BUN), Adamawa Chapter visited him in Government House Yola.

The governor stressed the need to invest more in the value chain production of meat for optimum bebefits.

He however, assured the union of his determination to support them to achieve such in ventures.

He urged the union to strive towards upholding the global best practices in the meat industry.

According to him, I will look into your demands and decide on critical areas of intervention.

While congratulating them for their victory at the polls, Bindow donated a brand new  Toyota Siena vehicle for the union.

In his remark, Alhaji Isa Ibrahim, Commissioner for Live Stock Production, said that the ministry was in discussions with the Bank of Infrastructure towards upgrading the Yola abattoir to world standard.

Ibrahim regretted the delay caused by contractors in the past, despite the award of contract by the previous administration.

He said that the ministry had already drafted as well as forwarded a memo to the office of the governor for the revocation of the contract by the contractor for his failure to execute the contract.

Earlier, Mr. Usman Danjuma, the newly elected chairman of the union lamented over the poor state of the Yola abattoir.

Danjuma also decried lack of support by the government in ensuring the hygiene of the meat, as well as decent transporting of meat for selling.

He however, assured the government of support and loyalty on the part of the butchers in the state.

He commended the governor for the provision of road infrastructure and the provision of street lights.

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