Nigeria loses over N540.3bn to smuggling of poultry products


Some smuggled poultry products
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) says Nigeria is losing about 2.75 billion dollars (N540.38 billion equivalent) through smuggling of processed poultry products annually.
Dr Ayoola Oduntan, the National President of the association, said this in an interview with newsmen on the sideline of the 2015 Poultry Summit held in Lagos.
He explained that Nigeria had low per capital consumption of chickens and eggs, with a daily consumption of 8.8 kilogrammes of chickens per person.
“On the side of consumption, Nigeria has a very low per capital consumption of chickens and eggs.
“Our total consumption is about 8.8 kilogramme of chickens …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper