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General News of Thursday, 7 January 2021


I sold dead poultry meat to residents for five years – Man confesses

A 33-year-old man, Hassan Ebere has been arrested in Borno State for selling meat of dead poultry to residents for five years.

The suspect made this confession whiles being paraded on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, by the Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Defence Corps.

In a post sighted on Instablog9ja, Mr Ebere revealed that he embarked on the sale of dead poultry in other to make a living after losing his father.

According to him, over 6,000 dead poultry has been sold to residents of Maiduguri over a period of five years.

“I usually go to the Ngadabul river, behind Borno Radio Television complex, to pick the carcasses of poultry that are thrown away from poultry farms. So, every week, I pick at least ten or even more than that, then process it and take it to sell to unsuspecting customers.

My market base are usually Baga fish market, where I sell some of them as bush meat, Monday market, suya joints and some selected restaurants within the metropolis.”

“The products usually go for N700, N800. But if it had spent some days, I take them to local beer parlours at the back of Ngomari ward and sell them for N250,” he noted.

Hassan Ebere blamed the devil for his dastardly act as he begs for forgiveness.

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