NAFDAC stopped shipment of 80 bad drugs from China, India-DG


The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has stopped the shipment of more than 80 medicine products from China and India over fraudulent activities by the manufacturers.

The Director-General of the Agency, Christiana Adeyeye, further disclosed that the agency has procured 40 units of a handheld device valued at $57,000 dollars each, which is capable of detecting the quality and quantity of medicinal products in the country.

Speaking on the production of vaccines in Nigeria, the Director-General said the government has been working towards local vaccine production even before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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