The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC said it sealed twenty shops and confiscated drugs worth over two million naira at the Monday market in Maiduguri, Borno state.
The state’s NAFDAC Coordinator, Nasiru Mato who announced this shortly after the raid, in Maiduguri, said the traders were in possession of banned and expired products.
Mato explained that the raid was carried out after intelligence gathering and undercover assessment of the medicine facilities. He said that the raid was part of the measures put in place to ensure traders and stakeholders ensured strict compliance with NAFDAC’s regulations for the overall safety and wellbeing of consumers.
He listed some of the seized items to include, herograma, heigra, suredrex, chest and lungs tablets, V9-130 lemotil, immodium capsules, and amolodipine among others.
Mato pledged to leave no stone unturned in the fight against unwholesome product to safeguard public health.