NSCDC destroys fake products worth N8m in Kano State




Kano, April 8, 2021 (NAN) The Nigeria Security and Corps (NSCDC) in Kano State has destroyed fake electric cables and counterfeit products worth N8 million.

ASC Ibrahim Idris-Abdullahi,  for the command, said this in a statement on Thursday in Kano.

Idris-Abdullahi said the fake products were seized a joint operation by the and Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

He said the seized items comprising fake mosquito repellent and electric cables were destroyed on Wednesday Rijiyar Gwangwan in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

“Operatives of the Anti Vandalism Unit of the Corps participated in the destruction of thousands of cartons of expired mosquito coils and standard electrical cables.

“The Corps in a recent joint operation the embarked on a clampdown of traders specialised in selling expired and standard products thereby endangering lives of the citizenry.

“During the operations, cartons of expired and standard products were confiscated and the culprits charged to court,’’ he said.

Idris-Abdullahi said NSCDC officials, SON, National Environmental Standard and Regulatory Agency (NESREA), community leaders and trade unions witnessed the destruction.(NAN)