The Kano State Consumer Protection Council (KSCPC) reportedly said that it has confiscated no less than 400 cartons of expired and counterfeit products worth N3 million in the state.
The Acting Managing Director of the Council, Alhaji Baffa Dan’agundi reportedly said that the council carried out the operation in collaboration with the NAFDAC, the Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) the Police Command, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
According to the Director, the operation was carried out between May 21 and May 25 at Singa and Muhammadu Abubakar Rimi Market in Kano metropolis.
Dan’agundi reportedly said that the confiscated products include drugs, soaps, cosmetics, biscuits, wafers, and other consumables which have been handed over to NAFDAC for further investigations.
Dan’agundi warned that the council would continue to do its best in riding the state of any form of fake, expired, and unwholesome products that could pose danger to the health of the residents.
In another development, the Council had reportedly confiscated fake, expired, and counterfeit drugs and other products worth N100m between April 2 and April 5, 2021 at Sabon Gari and other markets in the city.