7. Reps threaten to Name Importers of Killer Tomato Paste.
During the Member visit to the Lagos Headquarters of the Conserver Africana Limited, The Co- Chairman of the Joint Committee,
Eucharia Azodo, disclosed the readiness of the House of Representatives Joint committee on Healthcare Services/Drugs and Narcotics to reveal identities of persons behind the alleged importation and Cancer-causing tomato paste into Nigeria, adding that shaming those responsible for the importation of the deadly tomato paste would boost industry and agricultural reforms of the current administration. In his remark, the chairman of the conserver Africana Limited, Mr. Francis Ogboro, appealed to the government to save the tomato industry from collapse, saying importation of the deadly tomato paste could have adverse effect on the economy.