Officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) during an inspection exercise on Friday sealed off four bakeries Benin, Edo State, for allegedly engaging in unwholesome practice. The bakeries are all located on Sakponba Road and they are God’s Will, Life is Good, Our Daily Bread and Stone bakeries.
Three persons, suspected to be the managers of the sealed bakeries were arrested during the inspection exercise.
The Edo Coordinator of NAFDAC, Mr. David West, stated that the exercise was being carried out in different locations in Benin. He observed from the inspection, that most of the bakeries are not listed with NAFDAC and they operate under poor hygiene condition.”
He added that the exercise was geared towards achieving the mandate of the agency, by ensuring the good health of Nigerians.
“We have given sanctions and made some arrest and they will be prosecuted,” he said.