Trade ministry to intensify efforts against altering of domestic weighing scales.

Written by on May 24, 2022

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has vowed to intensify efforts against unscrupulous traders who alter their scales with the intention of cheating customers.

The Director, Weights and Measures Department in the ministry, Mr Hassan Ejibunu told newsmen that improved awareness was critical in protecting Nigerians from being cheated.

He expressed worry that unscrupulous traders were altering domestic weighing scales in their business with the intention of cheating unsuspecting customers.

According to him, so far the ministers and the permanent secretary in the ministry have given the necessary support to ensure that Nigerians know about legal metrology.

He urged importers of equipment for measurement to always seek approval from the department.

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