In a bid to protect students from purchasing expired products, Kano State Consumer Protection Council has advised students against purchasing products at school shops and around school communities.
The acting Managing Director of the Council, Baffa Babba Dan Agundi gave the advise in a statement by the Director Public Relations and Enlightment of the Council Sabo Yahaya Aliyu.
The statement explained that as universities will soon commence normal activities after eight month strike, shops within and outside campuses will also open for business without due consideration of some products which may be expired or damage during the strike period.
The statement advised students to be cautious while buying product in school shops and check for expiry date or noticed its quality.
In another development, the acting Managing Director of the Council, Baffa Babba Dan Agundi has assured the council commitment to colloborate with the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) in tackling the proliferation of expired, damage and adultrated products in our markets.
The acting Managing Director represented by the Director administration and General Services of the council, Muhammad Sambo said Kano being a commercial hub in the country, the flagging will assist in ensuring the provision of reliable quality and cost effective calibrations in Nigeria.
He charged all stakeholders in boosting export and consumers confidence on goods as well as improving the health of citizens.