Somali government on Tuesday seized 100 bags of expired food, biscuits and food oil imported by the World Food Programme [WFP] intended to be distributed to the Internally Displaced People in Somalia.
Reliable sources at Adan Adde International Airport said the security forces at the airport confiscated the food.
“An airplane carrying expired food items was confiscated by the-the security agencies,” said the source.
“This is not humanitarian but it is simply killing campaign against Somali people. Why does WFP import such unhealthy things into our country if they are serious about humanitarian work they claim” he added.
The food is said to be heading to Bardhere town of Gedo region.
He pointed this to be the biggest confiscation in the recent years in terms of quantity of goods seized, and falls in line with the commitment of the government to thwart such illegal practices that adversely affect the people of Somalia and consumers in particular.