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BREAKING: Nigerian govt shuts down Panda Supermarket, Abuja over coronavirus

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The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC has shut down Panda Supermarket, Jabi as a precaution in checking the import of Coronavirus into the country .

The commission on its official Twitter handle, @fccpcnigeria, noted that it discovered seafood and animals imported illegally from China in the store.

It also said it inspected Panda Supermarket on credible reports that it discriminated and had a concealed area for Asian nationals.

It also added that it discovered products with expired and irregular shelf life.

UPDATE: FCCPC inspected Panda Supermarket; Jabi on credible reports that it discriminated & had a concealed area for Asian nationals. Allegation 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,” it posted on Twitter.

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