The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has closed a vegetable oil-packaging outlet in Gidan Ruwa, Airport Road, Nassarawa Local Government of Kano State.
The coordinator of the agency in Kano State, Alhaji Kasim Ibrahim, announced this while addressing journalists in Kano on Monday.
He said: “We have arrested one Alwalu Abdulsamat and sealed the outlet in Gidan Ruwa, Airport Road, Nassarawa Local Government Area.
“We have also intercepted a tanker at the premises discharging an unregistered vegetable oil into 25 litres plastic labelled with a trade mark not recognised by NAFDAC.
The coordinator said “the refilling of the vegetable oil is taking place in an unregistered and unhygienic premises with poor packaging practices”.
He said that the tanker was meant for the distribution of petrol chemical products.
“We have sealed the premise and taken the tanker to our premises for further regulatory actions. nan.”