Humans must kill animals in many cases, but they can still modify their behaviours to improve the welfare of animals while they are alive.
Haphazard development of abattoirs without environmental and health considerations in Nigeria can only invite diseases – and potentially pandemics such as COVID-19.
The hazards are both psychological and physical.
Slaughterhouses are an essential step in meat production. Hygiene standards need to be maintained to prevent the spread of diseases.