The #EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office has arrested 26 suspects for production and sales of adulterated palm oil in Gombe main market. .
The suspects were apprehended with some in the process of mixing palm oil with the said substances. A total of 33 shops were sealed during the operation and are now under lock and key.
The produced the adulterated palm oil by mixing some quantity of palm oil with unknown substances and sold same to the public as genuine palm oil in the Gombe main market.
The suspects are: Yahaya Sanusi, Mohammed Abubakar, Nasiru Bappa, Bello Ahmed, Emeka Oppah, Theophilus Samuel, Auwalu Abubakar, Monday John, Chindo Garba, Mohammed Umar, Dauda Mohammed, Anas Musa C, Umar Friday, Abbayo Musa, Hamisu Mohammed, Ali Garba, Inuwa Auwal, Tukur Adamu, Ahmad Usman, Emmanuel Etuk, Auwal Iliya, Ejike Samuel, Peter Ndubuisi, Babangida Yerima, Giginna Alphonsus and Usman Musa. .
They have been handed over to National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, #NAFDAC, for further investigation and prosecution.