Ganduje Shuts Supermarket For Rejecting Old Naira Notes

Kano State Government on Sunday shut down a popular supermarket, Wellcare Alliance Limited, situated along Hadejia road for allegedly rejecting old naira notes.

The Acting Chairman, Consumer Protection Council, Baffa Babba DanAgundi, who disclosed this, said the supermarket was shut down following an order by the Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

“The Governor gave order that any shop found rejecting the old note should be shut down in the state.

“The order is line with the Supreme Court order that halted ban on use of old note, so they violated that court old.

“We have written to them on their offence and we are awaiting their response before the next line of action,” DanAgundi said.

In was however gathered that the management of the supermarket have already tendered an apology to the state government, seeking the reopening of the supermarket.

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