The Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) inspected Panda Supermarket, Jabi on credible reports that it discriminated & had a concealed area for Asian nationals.
Allegations 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.
FCCPC carried out the unscheduled spot check on a concealed food store within Panda Supermarket, Jabi, Abuja.
Discoveries so far include products with 2089, 2037, 2018, 2019 expiry dates, etc.
According to the agencies Director, Mr Babatunde Irukera, “Selling frozen imported seafood, other animals like frogs & snakes under suspicious conditions with no packaging raises serious concerns, especially when origin is China cos of coronavirus.Discriminating against Nigerian nationals in access to displays is also wrong so we acted”.