Kano State Commis-sioner for Health, Hajiya A’isha Isiyaku, has cautioned the public against “over consumption” of meat during the Sallah festival to avoid stomach disorders.
She gave the warning, yesterday, in Kano in an interview with newsmen when the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, paid the traditional Sallah homage to Governor Ibrahim Shekarau.
Isiyaku also urged the people to avoid taking too much animal fats during the festival to avoid heart problems and arthritis.
She advised Muslim faithful to keep the Sallah meat well-ventilated to avoid contamination which could cause cholera and other diseases.
She advised the people to take a lot of fruits and vegetable during the festival.