The Commissioner for Environment, Victor Omofaiye, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.
Aliyu Agwai, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, announced this on Saturday in Lafia.
Speaking at the occasion, Director-General of the agency, Alhaji Ibrahim Kabir, said the commodity, worth N2 million, was confiscated on November 5, by staff of the agency, in collaboration with the State Ministry of Housing and Environment.
Stella Aduloju, a food technologist, says charcoal is suitable to treat ulcer, get rid of cholesterol, extraction of poison and other diseases affecting humans.
Alhaji Kakashehu Lawan, the Commissioner for Justice, disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri
Some of the charcoal sellers who spoke with NAN in separate interviews in the area said that the high cost of kerosene and cooking gas had turned to be blessing in disguise for their business