– The corona virus scare has led to the shutting down of a Chinese supermarket in Abuja
– Officials of the federal government carried out the action following information concerning the operations in the supermarket
– It was discovered that the supermarket illegally imports seafood and other product, some with irregular shelf life
Happening Now: FCCPC carries out unscheduled spot check on a concealed food store within Panda Supermarket, Jabi, Abuja.— FCCPC Nigeria (@fccpcnigeria) January 28, 2020
Discoveries so far include products with 2089, 2037, 2018, 2019 expiry dates, etc.
Cc: @NigeriaGov @HouseNGR @NGRSenate pic.twitter.com/QszHDCjglg
Nigeria’s government has shut down a popular supermarket belonging to some Chinese and located in Abuja over issues with the dreaded and spreading coronavirus.
The officials of the government, while acting on information, stormed the supermarket to discover illegal operations and importation of foods that are deemed harmful for consumption.
According to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), the supermarket located in the Jabi area of Abuja was discovered to have seafood and animals brought into the country illegally.