8 April 2021 By Abdullahi jalaluddeen
Operatives of the Anti Vandalism unit, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kano command have destroyed thousands of cartons of expired mosquito coils and sub standard electric cables.
This is contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of NSCDC Kano Command, Ibrahim Idris Abdullahi.
The statement explains that the Anti Vandalism Unit of the Corps in a joint operation with the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) Kano office embarked on a clampdown on traders who specialised in selling expired and sub standard products which endangered lives of millions of Nigerians.
The statement further explained that during the operation cartons of expired and substandard products were confiscated, and the culprits charged to Court.
The products loaded in 2 trailer trucks worth over 8 million Naira were destroyed publicly in a site at Rijiyar Gwangwan, Dawakin kudu LGA of Kano State.
Those present at the destruction site include were personnel of the NSCDC Kano command, Zonal coordinator Standard organization of Nigeria, district Head of Dawakin kudu.
Others are Chairman Abubakar Rimi Market, Sabon Gari, representative of Area comptroller Nigeria customs service as well as representative of the National Environmental Standard and Regulatory Agency ( Nesrea).