Committee seizes 238 fake measuring bowls in Jigawa

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Dutse –  The Jigawa Consumer Committee (CPC) said had seized fewer than 238 measuring bowls (mudus) traders the last few weeks.

The CPC Chairman, Alhaji Faruk Abdullahi, said this while speaking with newsmen Dutse on Sunday.

Abdullahi said the items were seized the traders six different markets the .

He listed the markets to include of Suletankarkar, Malammadori, Hadejia, Garungabas and Balangu towns.

The chairman said the gesture was to check lack of uniformity of measuring bowls in all the markets, adding the gesture would also consumers some .

According to him, also sensitise as well as ensure transparency in all commercial transactions in the .

Abdullahi identified lack of standardised weights and measures in the state as factors responsible for disparity in the sizes of bowls being used by traders in the markets.

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He expressed regret the seized bowls were contracted by the traders in order to short-change unsuspecting buyers. (NAN)