Another delicacy may have bounced on to the Nigerian menu particularly in the northern part of the nation as brokers from the nation over are lining up to purchase frogs in Kano state.
The market is at Dorawa Salau Kadawa, a town in Garun Mallam nearby government region of Kano state
As indicated by Premium Times Frog is a delicacy in a few sections of Nigeria Although in the north, individuals from various parts of Nigeria visit the market to buy frogs in huge amounts to reclaim home.
It was additionally assembled that the purchasers have raised camps at the town and their exercises have positively affected the town’s economy.
In any case, a portion of the supporters addressed said the exchange frogs is not another line of business. One Sadikatu Ajiboye said she has been in the business for a long time.
According to her, she was bringing kolanut up north to Kano, until she realized that frog meat have a greater turnover in the south.
Mrs Ajiboye has been in the business for 15 years Ajiboye, 56, said the trade in frogs earns her huge returns on a weekly basis.
She said a small carton of the reptile fetched as much as N5000, with a piece sold at N200. She distributes the delicacy across states in the South-west, South-east and South-south, adding that people even paid upfront for the frogs.
On his part, one Solomon Nwafor from Abia state said he is a hunter of frogs in the village in Kano. Nwafor said he wakes up as early as possible in the morning to hunt, and sometime late in the evening too.
Nwafor said he makes an average of N20,000 weekly in sales of the frogs. He also spoke about the relationship between the frog marketers and the villagers.
His words: “Because of the understanding that exists between us, we the frog marketers and our Hausa (hosts), our business has kept growing by the day with more people coming to purchase. Some (patrons) even export to Asia.”