NAFDAC goes after drugs importers over N7bn debt


NAFDAC-DG, Prof. Moji Adeyeye: says Customs has only released nine of the containers

By Mustapha Sumaila

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has intensified its debt recovery operation targeting seven billion naira payment evaded by importers of drugs, food and cosmetics.

The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made this disclosure while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday.

Adeyeye said that the payment invasion happened years before she took over the leadership of NAFDAC in November, 2017.

According to her, N260 million has so far been realised from the time she assumed duty to the end of March 2018.

She explained that her target was to realise not less than one billion naira before the end of 2018, adding that Adeyeye that the agency was determined to achieve that.

“My staff are working tirelessly; we have our teams in investigation and enforcement departments, working hard to achieve the…

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