Importation of Cattle Banned? ...read more.
How much are we earning from the importation of Cattle into Nigeria? Importation of Cattle into Nigeria has completely wiped out local production in Beef(cow meat), Pork(pig meat), Mutton(sheep's meat) and Chevon(goat meat). Most Cattle in Nigeria are imported from Niger, Chad and Cameroon and these people simply move it across the border and then down south of Nigeria. Today, they no longer import only Cattle, they equally import Cattle rearing Expatriates from neighbouring countries, a very violent set of people who behave as if they are still in their jungles where no law and order exists. The resultant effect of their presence in our country is Cattle rustling, killing, raping, maiming, murder, destruction etc. well, that is not the interest of this write up for now. Has it not gotten to the point where the importation of cattle into Nigeria would be out rightly banned to encourage local production? or atleast import duties are imposed on them. Imagine how much Nigeria