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NAFDAC Seals 100 Shops In Enugu Market

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THE National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has sealed not less than 100 shops in Ogbete Main Market.

This was made known by the agency’s Director in the South-East, Martins Iluyomade, on Monday.

He explained that the shops were shut down because the owners were allegedly dealing in suspected fake alcoholic beverages.


Iluyomade said that during the raid, the agency also confiscated a truckload of adulterated products and arrested four traders suspected of selling fake beverages.

“We stormed the popular Ogbete Main Market, Enugu in Enugu State since Friday and have shut down 100 shops which have been identified for selling fake alcoholic beverages.

“Arrests were made and the suspects are currently in custody,” Mr Iluyomade said.

“This fake wine and alcoholic beverages are being sold to unsuspected customers and the general public but we are determined to rid the market of these unwholesome products,” he stated.

The NAFDAC chief added that the arrested suspects would be charged to court at the end of their ongoing investigation.

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