I ‘ll enforce January, 2019 deadline for drug control centres – Minister


The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday said he would start the enforcement of the Federal Government’s directive on drug control centres from January, 2019.

Professor Isaac Adewole

Adewole said that this step would end the sales of drugs through the operations of drug marts in Nigeria.

The minister spoke in Aba at the ground breaking ceremony of the Abia State Wholesale Control Centre (CWC) for drugs.

He said that the final deadline for the enforcement had been fixed for January, 2019, saying that there would be no going back on the deadline.

“There will be no going back on the January, 2019 deadline.

“If we find anybody doing marketing or wholesale distribution in January, 2019, we will arrest and confiscate the product.

“For those who nurse the dream that there will be another CWC in Abia State, they should wake up from the dream, because there will be…

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