Imo DG Destroys Fake, Expired Products Worth 10 million naira


The Consumer Protection Commission (CPC), has destroyed fake and Expired products in Imo State. This feat is followed by the laid down rules in the commission to destroy any seized item within the space of every six months.

The Director General of Imo State Protection Council, Hon. Obioma Okeafor, who led the team that set ablaze the unhealthy and fake products seized from producers and sellers of goods and services in Imo State.

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The unique exercise being carried out by the Director General reminds the public that the CPC in Imo State, is saddled with the responsibility of protecting consumers of goods and services from hazardous products that are harmful to human body.


This was done just to mark its one year of handful service after the appointment of the first ever female DG of the council by the Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma.

Speaking after setting the fake products on fire, Okeafor affirmed that the council is out to protect the Imo State consumers from those expired, adulterated goods and services.

She further seized the opportunity to encourage all the consumers in Imo state to always inform the council once they see fake products, reveal about such products so that CPC in their divine wisdom will sort them out for destruction.

Adding his voice, the Imo State Cordinator of Surveillance and Enforcement, Chief Don Nwokike, described the action as the first of its kind in the history of Imo State while commending the Director General for her outstanding performance.

Contributing, Head of Imo State CPC Surveillance and Enforcement, Mr. Augustine Igwechi, informed that all the goods destroyed were ceased from Imo markets.

The destruction of the fake products took place at Avu, Owerri West, today 28th May, 2021.

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