Osun Commences Construction Of Modern Abattoirs, Says Jobs Will Be Created

Date Posted: April 11, 2014 at 7:48 am


In its continued efforts to make life meaningful and create wealth for the people of Osun, the governor of the State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola will on Friday turn the sod of a modern Abattoir in Iwo.

In a statement by the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr. Wale Adedoyin, pointed out that the modern abattoirs which will be located in Ile-Ife, Ilesha and Osogbo will create more jobs and wealth for the people of the state.

He added that the abattoir is a semi-motorized Modern one with facilities to slaughter, process, store meat and meat products from Cattle, Sheep and Goats.

The Commissioner also noted that, the Abattoir in Osogbo and Ilesa will have Capacity to handle 300 heads of Animals per day, expandable to 500 heads per day.

He stressed that the Abattoir to be built in Iwo and Ile-Ife will have the capacity to handle 200 heads expandable to 400 heads per day, with a time of completion put at 18months.

According to him, “the administration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola is committed to improving the commerce of the state, this is a government of the the people with a priority of making life more abundant for the people.

“These projects when completed will in no small measure reduce the health risks that the kind of Abattoirs that we have before now.”


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