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Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, Hon. Oluwole Oke who presided over the investigative hearing into the audit queries issued by the office of the Auditor General of the Federation (oAuGF) against NAFDAC and other MDAs, accused NAFDAC of “gross misconduct” for failing to render its audited accounts as stipulated in the Financial Regulations, for late submission of annual audited accounts.

The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi who  disclosed this on Tuesday while reviewing report of the monitoring, inspection and enforcement exercise carried out by the Task Force through the Pharmaceutical Inspectorate Unit (PIU) of the Pharmaceutical Services Directorate of the Ministry of Health, stated that the sealing of the affected pharmacies and patent medicine stores was in accordance with the provisions of Section C34 of the Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods Miscellaneous Provision Act of 1999.

The Director General of the NOA, Garba Abari, responding to insinuations of possible use of the vaccines as a population control cum DNA altering measure, debunked the idea, stressing that no vaccine will be allowed into Nigeria or administered to Nigerians without thorough testing and approval by relevant Nigerian authorities.