The Twifo Ati-Morkwa District Assembly in the central region has undertaken an inspection exercise to confiscate expired manufactured products at the main markets to discourage the sale of unwholesome goods in the District.
National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) District Director, Mr Addae Marfo, at a press briefing explained that the inspection is a regular exercise they undergo periodically by the eight member committee of the Assembly to eliminate all the expired consumable products in the district.
The committee members included officers from the National Disaster Management Organization, Procurement Unit, Information Service Department and the District Police Service.
Mr. Addae Marfo said the goods inspected included alcohol and none alcohol beverages, biscuits, cane products etc.
He indicated that before the commencement of the exercise, the committee members met the vendors in the District and educated them on the importance and expected outcome of the inspection exercise.
Mr Addae Marfo said the committee in its inspection seized some expired goods from about 15 shops.He said the expired goods would be burnt by his department.
The exercise was carried out at Twifo praso, the district capital and it’s environs in the District.
“The exercise would help make the vendors alert when purchasing items in bulk to prevent the sale of expired goods” he added.
He finally advised both purchasers and vendors to be extra vigilant as we are in a festive season.
Source: Odiasempa Kwaku Ahiaku – Myghanamedia.com (Twifo praso – Central Region)