The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) today paraded two suspects identified as Rabiu Olalekan and Hakeem Tiamiyu for repackaging expired digestive biscuits.
According to PM News, the Chairman of LSESSOU, Olayinka Egbeyemi who paraded the suspects, said they were arrested for re-packaging and selling expired digestive biscuits to members of the public around Mosafejo market in Oshodi, Lagos.
Egbeyemi said one of his Police Officers arrested a lady, Bimbo Oyewole at Oshodi under bridge while she was cleaning off the expired date boldly written on a pack of a digestive biscuit. After her arrested, the lady took the taskforce officials to where she bought the expired digestive biscuit at N1,900 per pack from the suspects.
One of them Olalekan, confessed to have been selling repackaged expired digestive biscuits to the public at a cheaper rate. Both men claimed that poverty pushed them to the business. They will soon be charged to court.