Yoruba socio- cultural group, Afenifere, Activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, the Are Ona Kankanfo in person of Gani Adams and the Oodua Peoples Congress president, Prince Segun Osinbote are set to launch a campaign against the consumption of cows.
The campaign which is tagged, ” Anything But Cow Day” , will be launched on Friday, March 5, 2021, and is being held in response to the diversion of food to other countries instead of the South by the Northerners. The diversion has entered it’ s 4th day thereby causing high inflation in the southern markets.
The crusade, which is themed, ” A one- day symbolic beef boycott towards terminating the cow pandemic- End COWVID- 21″ is anticipated to trend on Twitter with the hashtag, ” #endcowpandemic. org” and will be streamed live on Oodua Peoples Communications Youtube channel.
Meanwhile, the strike action embarked on by the cows and foodstuffs dealers under the administration of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria has entered its fourth day.
The strike which started on the 26th of February, 2021, involved the closure of all routes linking the North to the South, and the act has caused an uproar on social media.
In a press conference which was recently held in Abuja, The Amalgamated Union said this.