It urged the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control and the National Orientation Agency to immediately carry out massive enlightenment to sensitize the public to the menace.
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
The council said in a statement that dispensing, possessing and consuming expectorants and cough syrups containing codeine and other illegal drugs was criminal and may subject offenders to apprehension, detention and prosecution.
Anikoh Ibrahim, NAFDAC Coordinator in the state, made this known on Tuesday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Minna.
The state Coordinator of NAFDAC, Olisa Okeke, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Aba.
The agency gave the warning on Monday in Abuja in a statement signed by its management, saying that dangerous effects of carbide-ripened fruits include cancer and other illnesses.
The NAFDAC Coordinator for Abia State Office, Olisa Okeke, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Aba on Tuesday.
NAFDAC Zonal Coordinator for North-Central, Josephine Dayilim, made this known at a one-day stakeholders’ meeting on “The Ease Of Doing Business In Nigeria” with owners of micro, small and medium enterprises on Monday in Jos.
NAFDAC spokesperson, Abubakar Jimoh, while reacting on the report on Sunday in Abuja said the statement from the acclaimed expert was displeasing and false.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control arraigned the accused on a four-count charge bordering on producing fake products.
The Acting Director General of NAFDAC, Ademola Mogbojuri, disclosed this at a stakeholders consultative meeting on “ease of doing business in Nigeria”, organised by the agency in Abuja.
The Vice Chairman of the NAFDAC chapter of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, Idzi Isua, said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday.
The measure is to facilitate smoother government regulation and interface between entrepreneurs and agencies of government
The Head of Public Relations of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Bola Fashina, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Saturday
The minister made this disclosure in a statement signed by Olukayode Oyeleye, Special Media and Communication in the ministry, in Abuja on Friday
The NAFDAC Director, Special Duties, Dr. Abubakar Jimoh, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday, said operators of fast food outlets in both states would also be trained