Fake, unauthorized medicines importation: Pharmacists Council seeks customs’ collaboration

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By Joseph Erunke

ABUJA- THE Pharmacists Council of Nigeria,PCN,has solicited the cooperation of the Nigeria Customs Service,NCs in the smooth discharge of its duties.

Chairman of PCN Governing Council,Prof. Ahmed Gora,who led members of his board on a courtesy visit to the Comptroller General of NCs.

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Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali,in Abuja,said the visit became imperative in view of the strategic mandate of customs in importation of medicines (drugs) into the country.

“I am highly delighted to lead the delegation of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) on a courtesy call to the Office of the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service.

“The essence of today’s courtesy call is to seek collaboration with the Nigerian Customs Service towards enhancing regulatory activities of the PCN,”Prof. Gora said. 

According to him,”Indeed, there is a good convergence in the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper