Monday, May 15, 2023

Video - Government of Nigeria says cow skin or "ponmo" should be worn, not eaten

The Nigerian government is trying to ban the consumption of cow skin in the country. Ponmo, as it's popularly known, is widely enjoyed across the West African nation, especially by those who might otherwise struggle to afford meat. But the government says it has no nutritional value, and the skins would be much better used in the leather industry.


Related story: Video - Nigeria’s ponmo cuisine under threat as the leather sector seeks growth


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