FG Shuts Down Abuja Supermarket Over Fears Of Coronavirus


The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC has shut down Panda Supermarket, Jabi ‘in abundance of caution considering Coronavirus’.

FCCPC says it found out that the supermarket located at Jabi, discriminated and had a concealed area for Asian nationals.

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It says credible reports found also that seafood and animals were imported illegally from China discovered in the supermarket.

In a tweet, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), which is the apex consumer protection agency in Nigeria, wrote: UPDATE: FCCPC inspected Panda Supermarket; Jabi on credible reports that it discriminated & had a concealed area for Asian nationals. Allegation confirmed, seafood & animals imported illegally from China discovered. Store closed in abundance of caution considering Coronavirus. Products with expired & irregular shelf life were also discovered at Panda Supermarket, Jabi, Abuja yesterday. Regulatory activities to remove all offensive products from the Supermarket continues. ‘

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