Director General of National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration (NAFDAC), Professor Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government in eradicating circulation of fake drugs in the markets, in all parts of the nation aimed at saving lives and safeguarding the health status of the general populace.
Professor Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye stated this while inspecting a warehouse where fake and non registered drugs seized by the Kano Consumer Protection Council were kept in Kano.
She commended the tireless efforts of Kano Task Force on fake drugs for their collaboration with federal agencies in Kano which had led to the tremendous success achieved.
The Director General appealed to other states of the federation to Emulate what Kano State Consumer Protection Council was doing under the leadership of Alhaji Baffa Babba Danagundi in fishing out fake drugs in all parts of the state, saying the success achieved so far was a great milestone in addressing circulation of fake drugs in the entire nation.
Speaking during the inspection visit the Acting Managing Director of Kano Consumer Protection council Alhaji Baffa Babba Danagundi said the council had possessed all the legal documents on the seized items.
“We have possessed all the needed warrant and documents on the seized items, we are now awaiting to burn them”, he said.
He reassured the commitment of the council in fishing out fake and counterfeit drugs in the state.
During the visit the Director General was accompanied by the head of federal taskforce on fake and counterfeit drugs, other senior NAFDAC officials and other stakeholders.