By Muhammad Nasir Bashir
Dutse – The Suletankarkar Local Government Council of Jigawa said it would partner with the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) to end adulteration of foodstuff in the area.
The Information Officer of the council, Alhaji Dudau Sulaiman, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday.
Sulaiman said the Chairman of the council, Malam Jafaru Muhammad, made the announcement when he received the CPC’s Chairman in his office.
He said Muhammad, who expressed concerned over alleged reports of adulteration of commodities in markets in the area, pledged to measures to tackle the menace.
The council’s boss also commended the CPC for its efforts at ridding the state’s markets of adulterated products.
The CPC chairman, Alhaji Faruq Abdallah, said the council’s officials were in the area as part of their routine visit to markets.
Abdallah called on the local council to revive its Consumer Protection Subcommittee to help check adulteration of goods in the area.