On Thursday in Asaba,Â The Chairman, Pig Farmers Association, Delta chapter, Mr Jerry Ossai, called for the consumption of pork, saying it is more nutritious than red meat.
HeÂ claimed that â€œpork is tastier than beef and even more nutritional than all red meat.â€
Ossai, who is also a former Chairman of All Farmers Association of the state, said that â€œpork is white meatâ€, adding that from the nutritional point of view â€œwhite meat is better than red meatâ€.
According to him, â€œpigs are the cleanest animals you can ever think aboutâ€.
He said that apart from the nutritional value of the pork, â€œif pigs are well fed, the fat content is always very small.â€™â€™
He said, â€œIf you give pigs good food as required, the fat content is always very low compared to some other meat.â€