NAFDAC warns motor park traders

By Tayo Johnson

In its bid to rid motor parks of fake drugs, substandard and unwholesome products, the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has partnered with Youth Corps members on an enlightenment programme at various motor parks in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The state NAFDAC coordinator, Mrs. Juliana Abayomi, who disclosed this in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, said that during her campaign at Maraba and Offa motor parks, she elaborated on the inherent dangers associated with consuming fake, adulterated and sub-standard products, which include loss of relevant vitamins in the body, increased chances of having cancer, loss of iodine in the body, to mention but a few. She further stated that NAFDAC officials and those of other regulatory agencies recently went round Kwara North Senatorial Zone for inspection and monitoring. The NAFDAC boss disclosed that some water manufacturing firms, patent and pharmacy stores in the locality were punished because of their negligence in un-wholesome practices.

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