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6 Meat Sellers Arrested For Selling Donkey Meat, Jaki At Oka Market In Benin Edo State

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August 31, 2017 – 6 Meat Sellers Arrested At Oka Market In Benin Edo State For Selling Jaki, Donkey Meat

Not less than six experienced meat sellers were caught in Benin city yesterday for allegedly selling donkey meat aka Jaki.

4 women and 2 men were nabbed at Oka market by Edo state Butchers Task Force.

The female suspects who refused to mention their names said they have been in the business for a long time and that they were unaware of the prohibition of the sale and consumption of donkey meat.

The male suspects said they imported the meat from Niger where donkeys are butchered, roasted and package as beef..

Several bags of donkey meat were seized from the suspects as Butchers Task Force Chairman, Odigie Akhere urged people to buy meat from trusted sellers.



  1. Big Aunty Koks

    August 31, 2017 at 11:48 AM

    Tell us ordinary people how to differentiate between donkey and cow meat and why donkey meat is prohibited please. Most people do not know anything about prohibited meat other than those their religious beliefs forbid.
    Some of the foreign TV channels even show how some insects are reared for use as source of protein and unless your culture has an aversion to it there is no way of knowing you are dealing on contraband product.

    • DB

      August 31, 2017 at 6:14 PM

      When u use meat to drink Ijebu gari and e no hang for ur teeth, beware………suspect DONKEY MEAT!!!

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