NAFDAC destroys fake, substandard products worth N464.7m in Northeast
THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Thursday, destroyed fake, expired, substandard and unwholesome products worth N464 million seized in the North East.
Speaking at the site of the destruction in Gombe, Prof Christiana Adeyeye, the Director-General, NAFDAC, said the products were seized from manufacturers, importers and distributors.
Adeyeye, who was represented by Alhaji Sabo Adamu, North East zonal coordinator of the agency said, “The estimated street value of the products is N464.7 million. “The products include drugs such as antibiotics, antihypertensive and herbal remedies.
“Food such as spaghetti, vegetable oil, nonalcoholic beverages; cosmetics such as creams, pomade and chemicals such as fake insecticide”, she said.