Anambra State News | NAFDAC destroys N500m fake drugs
Anambra State News – The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) yesterday, destroyed every fake, substandard and expired drugs which was found in Awka.
The worth of the fake, substandard and expired drugs destroyed was about N500 million.
Director General of NAFDAC, Dr Paul Orhii, who led security operatives at the destruction exercise, explained that most of the drugs were expired products voluntarily surrendered to NAFDAC by drug traders at the famous Head Bridge Market in Onitsha.
Among products destroyed were antibiotics, anti inflammatory, anti-diabetics, anti malarial and drugs for gastric ulcer.