NAFDAC to Prosecute Drug Hawkers

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has vowed to prosecute drug hawkers nationwide, saying such drugs are dangerous to the health.

The Director-General of the agency,  Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known at the launch of NAFDAC Media Sensitization Workshop on Dangers of Drug Hawking in Abuja on Tuesday.

Adeyeye also reiterated the agency’s readiness to increase surveillance on those using artificial methods in ripening of fruits, and to further prosecute them if caught.

She, however, solicited the cooperation of law enforcement agencies to help in the surveillance to rid the country of dangerous practices.

Written by: Helen Obih

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