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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Rivers State, Sir. Siminalayi Fubara, has graciously approved the establishment of a Task Force on Food Safety in the State.

Consequent upon His Excellency’s approval, the Rivers State Ministry of Agriculture is commencing a 14-day verification, validation and registration exercise of all poultry farmers, fish farmers, slaughter houses and frozen foods companies in the state, starting from Wednesday, the 27th of March, 2024 to Monday, the 15th April, 2024.

Therefore, all poultry farmers, fish farmers, slaughter houses and frozen foods companies within the State are invited to the Rivers State Ministry of Agriculture for verification and validation of existing data and registration of new farmers, slaughter houses and fish farmers with the Ministry from Wednesday, the 27th of March, 2024 till Monday, the 15th April, 2024.

The aim of this exercise is to create a comprehensive database of all poultry farmers, fish farmers, slaughter houses and frozen foods companies operating within the State. This will enable the Ministry to establish effective monitoring and inspection procedures, ensuring compliance with food safety regulations.

By collecting accurate data, we can better identify areas that require improvement and take necessary actions to safeguard public health as well as assisting the farmers when necessary.

Please, note that the exercise is Free for a period of 14 days.

Certificate of registration and verification will be issued at the end of the exercise.

Consequently, any farmer and or slaughter house that fails to register within the stipulated time will not be permitted to operate within the State as it implies that stipulated regulatory guidelines for operations to ensure health standards are intended to be breached.

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