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Mild protest erupts in Katsina as SON storms Katsina Central Market (Pictures)

Mild protest erupts in Katsina as SON storms Katsina Central Market (Pictures)

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There was a mild drama in Katsina Hajiya Baika’s market popularly known as ‘Central Market’ today the 31th of October, 2017 in the morning when the officials of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) stormed in search of substandard products.
Katsinapost.com learnt that at around 11:30am the SON officials stormed the market and laid siege on on Alhaji Haruna Provision Stores were they started confiscating food items that included Superghetti, sugar and other groceries and began loading it on their vehicle.
An eye witness who spoke with our reporter stated that the SON officials stormed the market in company of the men of Nigeria Civil Defence Corps.
According to him, trouble began when other market men and business associates of Alhaji Haruna try to prevent the operation alleging that it is unfair and that they will not allow it to happen.
When our reporter contacted the Chairman of the market, he stated that he is not aware of their coming and so he can not comment.
All efforts to reach the SON officials for their comment proves abortive as at the time of compiling this report.

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