The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has shut down Panda Supermarket in Abuja for its alleged sale of illegally imported seafood and meat.
According to officers of the company, they made the invention throughout a “surprise” inspection carried out on Monday.
They famous that lots of the merchandise discovered within the grocery store had irregular or expired dates.
Consequently, the Director-General of the fee, Mr Babatunde Irukera has promised to hold out additional investigation on the markets.
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The closing of the grocery store additionally comes amid fears concerning the unfold of the Coronavirus.
The SARS-like virus has claimed a number of lives since its emergence on December 31, at a market within the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan.
So far, it has unfold to frame nations like Japan, Thailand, and South Korea, in addition to the US, Canada and Germany.
This has prompted different nations to be on excessive alert and to place measures in place to forestall additional unfold of the illness.
In Nigeria, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suggested passengers and airport customers to submit themselves for routine quarantine checks at any time when they’re requested on the nation’s airport.