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Man nabbed for alleged distribution of fake drugs

By Chioma Obinna

ILORIN — A middle-aged man, Olumiyiwa Akintayo, was yesterday  in Ilorin, Kwara State apprehended by officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC,  for allegedly distributing fake drugs to unsuspecting members of the public.

The Kwara State Unit Head of the Agency, Mrs. Phebean Odu, who disclosed this at a press conference after an enforcement and mop-up operations across the state explained that the suspect was apprehended following a tip-off from the Nigerian Association of General Practice Pharmacists Employers, NAGPPE.

According to her, the officers of the Agency on getting the information swung into action, leading to the arrest and recovery of the offending drug products from the suspect.


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