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Those behind importation of substandard fuel must be held accountable, Buhari vows

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President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday ordered that producers and providers of consumable products be held accountable for substandard services and products sold by them.

The President’s order came on the heels of the outcry over the importation of adulterated fuel that has caused damage to car engines.

President Buhari in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu also gave “directives to the relevant government agencies to take every step in line with the laws of the country to ensure the respect and protection of consumers against market abuses and social injustices.”

According to the statement, “In a reaction to the issue of petroleum product shortages linked to the inadvertent supply of products of foreign origin into the Nigerian market, President Buhari said the protection of consumer interests is a priority of the present administration and is ready to take all necessary measures to protect consumers from hazardous products, loss or injuries from the consumption of substandard goods.

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Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

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