The Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye , recently reiterated its agency’s commitment against substandard and falsified drugs.
She spoke recently during a courtesy visit with members of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria, led by its National Chairman , Dr Kingsley Amibor, visited her in Lagos.
Adeyeye said, “NAFDAC will continue to fight to end substandard and falsified drugs. We must take our health very seriously and join hands to clampdown on fake drugs . We have zero-tolerance for narcotics, substandard and falsified product.”
Amibor of AHAPN applauded the DG’s effort in the fight against fake, adulterated and counterfeit drugs in the country.
The group presented an excellent leadership award of the association to the DG in recognition of her effort at safeguarding the health of Nigerians by ridding the nation of fake , counterfeit and unwholesome products.
“We equally appreciate your fight against drugs and substance abuse which has assumed monstrous dimension in the country and, unfortunately, continues to take its toll on the health and economy of the nation, especially our youths hence, we are proud that NAFDAC is leading in the effort to curb the menace of drugs
abuse,” Amibor said.