A mobile court operating under the Kano State Sanitation Committee on Saturday sealed the Nigerian Bottling Company in Challawa area of Kano metropolis for violating sanitation regulations.
The Nigerian Bottling Company is the bottler of popular soft drink, Coca-Cola. The court, under Magistrate Auwalu Yusuf, also ordered the company to pay a fine of N1 million before reopening.
The company was sealed after it opened for work during the hours set for the monthly sanitation exercise across the state.
The magistrate directed that the company would remain sealed until the court vacates the order.
A total of 143 defaulters convicted by the court were made to pay a fine of more than N1.2 million.
The Monthly Environmental Sanitation Day was observed in the state in spite of the Christmas break.