Imagine! Hawkers In Abuja NYSC Camp Nabbed For Selling ‘Borehole Water’ As Bottled Water

Some hawkers in the Abuja Orientation camp of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), have been called out for allegedly refilling empty cans of bottled water with water form borehole and selling such to unsuspecting corp members.

Tap water inside Bigi can sold by hawkers in Abuja NYSC camp

It was gathered that the information was announced through the information unit of the orientation camp, warning all corp members to stop buying any bottled water inside Bigi water can. The information was announced by the Camp radio unit.

Reports have it that the fake bottled water hawkers were using empty cans of Bigi bottled water, filling it with water from borehole and chilling it afterwards to make it appealing.

Hawkers at the Abuja NYSC orientation camp

Corp members are said to be rejecting bottled water sold in the bigi can by hawkers on camp.

Management of the camp has replaced Bigi Premium drinking water with J-First Table water, as part of measures to address the matter.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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