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Angry Over Drop In Sales/Health Hazards-Enugu Community Accuse Palmwine Dealers Of Adulteration, Places Curse

Angered by the surge for sudden profits and neglecting health implications of concocted mixtures sold in most communities as fresh Palmwine,  the people Amaja community in Enugu- Ezike, Igbo Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, has placed a curse on members of their community that indulge in adulterated palm wine.

The development follows an unending complaints by members of the community about the activities of some palm wine dealers who they accused of engaging in adulteration of palm wine to maximize profit at the expense of quality and health of the consumers.

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It’s a common knowledge that Enugu-Ezike axis of Enugu accounts for the greater percentage of palm wine production in the State, with Amaja priding itself as one of the communities with best quality palm wine.

However, worried by the sharp practices of some tappers in the community, Amaja in a viral video on WhatsApp groups, lamented that there had been a series of complaints about some persons cutting corners by adulterating their palm wine.

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The voice in the video narrated that the community opted to place a curse on the unscrupulous individuals causing losses to the community by their dishonesty.

According to the voice, people had in the past suffered health complications because they consumed adulterated palm wine, scaring away buyers from neighboring states.

“If placing a curse against perpetrators of evil in our town will restore sanity, I am in support of it. And that’s what we have done today.

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“I tell you, henceforth, you can drink palm wine in Amaja without fear of it turning out to be fake. Amaja is now the best place to get quality palm wine,” he said.

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