Connect with us

News

Kano destroys expired products worth N90m

Published

 

The Kano State Primary Health Care Management Board says it has destroyed some expired products worth N90 million at various markets in the state.

This was contained in a statement by the board’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Maikudi Marafa, on Monday.

It said the Executive Secretary of the Board, Dr. Tijjani Husain, represented by the Director, Environmental And Public Health, Alhaji Usman Rabiu, led the team that destroyed the expired products.

MORE READING!  424 Abuja pharmacies, medicine shops sealed over unethical conducts

According to Husain, the exercise was aimed at protecting public health against hazardous products, especially with the coming of Ramadan.

The statement further said the exercise was conducted after receiving a court order, directing the destruction of the expired products.

The Board called on the citizens of the state to be vigilant in order to avoid the use of expired products.

MORE READING!  Police investigate fire incident at Enugu INEC office

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the destroyed expired products included, drugs, baking powder, minerals, and other exotics drinks.

It was gathered that the state had intensified vigilance on fake, expired foods and drinks about a month ago.

 

 

NAN

Advertisement
Comments




Trending