Two persons have been arrested by officials of National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control in Niger State for adulterating agro-chemicals.
Coordinator of NAFDAC in the state, Mr Aniko Ibrahim, made disclosed while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna, the capital, on Monday.
He said, “Before now, we have been getting bad reports about adulteration of agro-chemicals in Niger State.
“Therefore, we decided to set up a surveillance team to monitor them and eventually it yielded positive results.
“The two suspects involved were apprehended within their facility in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.”
Ibrahim said that the suspects, who confessed to have been in the illicit business for over five years, are Jibrin Abubakar, chairman of Agro-chemicals Dealers Association in the area and Babangida Ado.