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Stop Storing Food With Harmful Chemicals – Soludo’s Wife Warns

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The wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Nonye Soludo, has appealed to traders to avoid harmful chemicals in food preservation. 

Soludo made this appeal when she addressed traders at Nkwo Nnewi Market, as part of her ongoing Healthy Living Market outreach.

During her speech, she emphasized the importance of refraining from using harmful chemicals for food storage, citing potential risks to human health.

Soludo noted that many traders resort to chemicals to preserve their food products, unaware of the health hazards they pose.

She cautioned against the use of such substances, noting their contribution to life-threatening diseases.

Read Also: Agony As Fire Razes Commercial Building In Anambra

Stressing the need for safer food handling practices, she urged traders to prioritize human health over preservation convenience.

Also, Soludo emphasized the significance of environmental and personal hygiene for creating healthier market environments and communities.

Her efforts received appreciation from Mr. Humphery Anuna, President-General of the Anambra State Amalgamated Traders Association, who noted the positive impact of the Healthy Living campaign on residents’ lives.

Anuna commended the governor’s wife for her dedication to improving public health and hygiene standards.

He expressed gratitude for her provision of essential hygiene supplies to support the initiative’s objectives.

In another report, there was mild pandemonium after a commercial building located at Atani Road by Uga junction in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State went up in flames.

The state’s Fire Chief, Mr Chukwudi Chiketa, shared this information with reporters in Onitsha.

Chiketa said: “We received a distress call at about 5.17 am today and I immediately deployed our gallant firefighters to the scene of the fire incident.

“The incident occurred at the top floor of a story building inside GMO company, situated at Atani road by Uga junction, Okpoko.

“Though, the top floor of the one-storey building was affected but there were many savings including other structures and property inside the company’s premises.”

He mentioned that the firefighters managed to contain the fire to the top floor of the building and the cause of the fire was still under investigation.

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