According to a post on facebook, men of the Nigerian Customs confiscated trailer loads of frozen chicken, dug a very big hole and buried the contraband. Thereafter villagers descended on the spot where the contaminated chicken was buried and exhumed the contraband to either consume it or sell to unsuspecting members of the public.
Elombah.com gathered this happened in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the Nigeria oil city of oil places.
According to Kelechi Deca, “its been in the news. NAFDAC claim the poultry was preserved with formalin but people are digging them up even after fuel was poured on it and set on fire.
Upon further inquiries, Kennedy Friday confirmed this happened in Rivers State.
He reported: “I was driving to Bori with my leader when I saw a community of people, after Refinery Junction, digging the ground and bringing up something into their bags. I had to stop and be sure. Lo and behold, Rivers people were digging up contaminated chicken that Customs people buried in the ground. It’s true!”