BY INNOCENT ANABA
A middle-age man, Uzoma Madueke, being prosecuted by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, has admitted importing fake fulcin tablets into the country. Madueke confessed to the crime after he was arraigned one a count charge.
The charge against him read: “That you, Uzoma Madueke of Epe, Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this court, on or about June 25, 2009, did import fake and substandard tablets to wit: Fulcin Criseofulvina Tablets and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1 (a) of the Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Food (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act No 25 of 1999 and punishable under Section 3 (1) (a) of the same Act.”
Judgment in the case had been adjourned by the judge, Justice Okon Abang, till September 28, 2012.