Kano Road Traffic Agency, KAROTA has impounded over 40 bags of expired powdered milk worth N3.5 Million Naira.
The KAROTA raided an uncompleted building at Zabi-Kafa, Bachirawa, Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano state after the agency was tipped off about activities of some persons suspected to be in the owners of the milk who operate in the said building.
The dairy product named , ‘Sierolat’ upon examination is believed to have expired over 20 months ago but the unscrupulous business man, one Alh. Babangida Zabi Kafa who allegedly owns the product still repackage the expired product and sell to unsuspected buyers.
Recall that the agency recently confiscated trailer load of expired flow products which also found its way into one of the state’s market but with the help of a good Samaritan who blew the whistle, the products were removed confiscated before it could cause any harm to the public’s health.
The Managing Director of KAROTA , Hon. (Dr) Baffa Babba Dan’agundi has called on the general public and any one who has any information about such illegal businesses to come forward as his office has a reward package for any persons whose information leads to arrests of such products without revealing his or her identity.
Although no arrest was made during the recent operation, but the Agency is on the trail of the owner and his personal who escaped arrest upon sighting the KAROTA operatives.
Nabilusi Abubakar K/Na’isa Public Relations Officer KAROTA. 15th May, 2020.