Fear Grips Lagosians As Poisonous Kpomo Floods Markets


Poisonous Kpomo, a cow skin delicacy, has flooded Lagos markets, according to credible sources. The sources confirmed the presence of contaminated Kpomo being sold to unsuspecting public which has been found to be not only injurious to health but also can lead to deadly diseases.

The sources have, therefore, warned consumers, especially women to be extra-careful when buying meat in the market.

The sources, who spoke to Daily Independent of the presence of poisonous pomo in the market, also said the source of the contamination is not known yet, but stressed that members of the public are advised to watch what they buy in order not to poison themselves.

Studies have confirmed the risk of eating infected meat to cause deadly infections, chronic and terminal cardiovascular diseases. Others are tapeworm, roundworm, bovine TB, food poisoning, heart and liver diseases, pneumonia, septicemia, peritonitis, tumours and abscesses.

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