Hepatitis B: Consumer Council seals off restaurant, suya spot in Kano

The Kano State Consumer Protection Council (KSCPC) has sealed off a restaurant and suya (kebab) spot in the Kano metropolis  to curtail the of Hepatitis B among their patrons.

The Council’s Public Officer (PRO), Mr Musbahu Yakasai, said this statement he signed and issued to newsmen on Thursday in Kano.

While sealing off the two areas, the -Managing of the council, Alhaji Baffa Dan-Agundi, said it was necessary after some of their employees tested positive to Hepatitis B.

Dan-Agundi was represented by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Kano Road Agency (KAROTA), Nasiru Na’ibawa.

He explained that the action was taken to curtail the of Hepatitis B, especially among the of the two facilities.

“The eatery is Down Town Restaurant, located Bompai Road,  and Alkhairi Suya Spot located Maiduguri Road.

“One infected person was identified Down Town Restaurant and six others were detected Alkhairi Suya spot after tests showed that they were positive with Hepatitis B,” Dan-Agundi  said.

He called on all restaurateurs and suya spot in the state not to relent in checking the health status of their employees. (NAN)