Abuja - A Lagos-based mall has been shut down following the discovery of counterfeit wines and spirits by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
Andy Tamanuwa, a team leader at NAFDAC, confirmed the incident and said that it was a routine exercise to ensure that the mall conformed to approved standards set by the organisation.
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Naij has reported that the mall, which has three branches located in Ajah, Gbagada and Magodo-Isheri, was found to have been trading in cloned alocholic beverages and has since been evacuated for further investigation.
The intensified operations follow on from a spree of deaths in Rivers State caused by the consumption of illegal alcohol.
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