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Kano Consumer Protection Council Seizures Counterfeit Products Worth 1 Billion Naira.

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The Acting Managing Director, Kano State Consumer Protection Council (KSCPC) Baffa Babba Dan’Agundi says operatives of the council have seizured fake and counterfeit products worth one billion naira in 3 months.

He disclosed this during Press briefing held at the Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ) Kano State Council’s Secretariat ‘Meet the Media’.

He said fake and counterfeit items conspicated include processing food, finishing food item, drug cigarette among others.

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He pointed out that the council in a single day confiscated over N500 Million Naira expired cigarettes in the state.

” Cigarette ordinarily kills but consider taking expired one. It is really sad allowing expired products into our society.”

Baffa Babba stated that 9 persons have been arrested in connection to expired and counterfeit products within the period in review noting that the council has secured arrest warrant from court against 9 persons who evaded arrest.

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He also said 2 Persons were convicted by court an many others offered for plea bargain as a means of attitudinal Corrections.

The Acting Managing Director decried how restaurants workers in the state don’t consider their health status as significance.

He explained that in just 3 restaurants the council were able to discovered 6 persons with hepatitis B disease which is communicable in nature.

He vowed to shut down any restaurant found a worker whichout health certificate from recognize medical institution.

He advised public to always check NAFDAC Registration Number of consumable items before use.

” KSCP will signed a MoU with NAFDAC with the view to sanitized society.

He urged Journalists to always cross check their fact before publishing or going on air.

” My door is always open for balance. We need your support in this sacred duty to protect our society.

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