Fake Goods worth Over N613 Million Destroyed in Kanu by NAFDAC
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake cosmetics, drugs and food items worth over N613 million in Kano State.
The NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, expressed this known to newsmen on Thursday in Kano, NAN reports.
Mojisola said that the phony items were seized by agents of the organization during different activities in the state.
She recorded the items to incorporate inadequate, counterfeit, dishonestly named drugs, unwholesome handled food items and beautifiers seized from makers, merchants and shippers.
“The assessed estimation of the items being annihilated today is N613,300,290.00.
“The items include medications like antibiotic, antihypertensive, antimalarial, herbal drugs, psychoactive and controlled substances.
“Consumables like spaghetti, vegetable oil, non-alcoholic drinks, sachet water, and so on, were likewise destroyed.
“Just as beautifiers like creams, grease and bug sprays,” she said.
She further uncovered that annihilating the goods would take out the danger of their reintroduction into the market, adding that fake drugs is a demonstration of financial damage and pose genuine danger to general wellbeing.
The NAFDAC chief anyway cautioned Nigerians to be careful about conceivable invasion of phony COVID-19 immunizations into the country.
“The public should be watching out for these fake and fake vaccines and other regulated items.
“NAFDAC on its part will guarantee consistent reconnaissance on these items and authorize the guidelines overseeing these items in Nigeria,” She added.