Kano Road and Traffic Agency, KAROTA has intercepted and impounded a trailer with a brand of detergent mixed with those that are not certified by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
The operation which took place at Bompai road, Kano, was a joint exercise between KAROTA and Kano State Consumer Protection Council after intelligence gathered by the intelligence unit of the state traffic agency.
This was contained in a statement issued by the agency public relations officer, Nabilusi Abubakar K/Na’isa on Friday.
‘’The operation which took place around 10:PM on Thursday led to the arrest of the driver and his boys after several attempts to evade arrest,’’ said the statement.
‘’The arrested suspects have since been handed over to the State Consumer Protection Council for further investigations and necessary actions to be taken.’’
Solacebase reports that the statement said Managing Director of KAROTA Agency, Alhaji Baffa Babba Dan’agundi called on the general public to be mindful of information on consumable items label while buying such as the expiry date, manufactured date and the NAFDAC registration number, is very important so as to avoid purchasing fake and expired products that could complicate their health.