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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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