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Kano traffic agency intercepts expired pesticides, pharmaceutical products worth N30 million

The Kano Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), says it has intercepted fake, expired pesticides and pharmaceutical products worth over N30 million in the state.

This is contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Agency, Nabilusi Abubakar, on Friday in Kano.

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The statement said that personnel of the Agency impounded the vehicle conveying counterfeit, expired pesticides and pharmaceutical products on Aug. 24, at about 9:00 p.m on Zaria Road.


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“The personnel suspected the vehicle, and upon interrogation, the driver who presented a backdated waybill, eventually abandoned the vehicle and ran away,” the statement said.

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According to the statement, the products include Magnesium suspension; painkillers, Amoxicillin, Diclofenac injections, Ciprofloxacin, antibiotics, and Dexamethasone, among others.

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