Wednesday, 5 May 2010

"Economic sabotage" claim as NAFDAC destroys fakes

According to Punch on the Web, there has been another giant destruction operation in Nigeria, where the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) exterminated some Naira 220 millions of fake medicines and unwholesome foodstuffs in Kaduna, Kaduna State.

NAFDAC irector General Dr Paul Orhii described the faking of drugs and other consumable products as "an act of economic sabotage and terrorism against public health which should not be condoned", adding that NAFDAC had taken a proactive approach towards fighting this menace. While the article mentions various commodities that were faked, no details were given as to specific brands or product sources.

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