NAFDAC to upgrade its laboratories to international standard


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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is upgrading four laboratories to international standards to boost quality of products emanating from Nigeria.

NAFDAC Zonal Coordinator for North-Central, Mrs 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 (MSMEs) on Monday in Jos.

She said that two of the laboratories are located in Yaba and Oshodi in Lagos, while the other two situated at Agulu in Anambra, and Kaduna.

“We have upgraded four test laboratories to international standards to build appropriate capacity to produce drugs and foods that meet global standards so as to reduce dependence on imports.

“The laboratories have been certified among the best in the world after…

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