By Ibrahim Hamisu, Kano
National Agency For Food, Drugs Administration and Control NAFDAC has honoured the Ag. Managing Director of Kano State Consumer Protection Council Hon. (Dr) Baffa Babba Dan’agundi for his effort in fighting counterfeit drugs in the state.
The State Director of NAFDAC Kano state office Pharmacist Shaba Muhammad presented the award of honour to the Acting Managing Director when the later paid an official visit to the NAFDAC office today.
Pharm. Sha said NAFDAC appreciates the effort of Hon. Baffa Babba Dan’agundi in fighting against the production and selling of counterfeit drugs in Kano which recorded tremendous success within a short period of time since he became the Ag. MD of KSCPC.
Shaba Muhammad added that NAFDAC will join hand with Kano State Consumer Protection Council in the process of sanitising Kano in term of producing, smuggling and selling fake drugs in Kano.
“If we work together we will be able to sanitise Kano and if we sanitise Kano we sanitise Nigeria”.
Earlier, the Ag. MD Kano State Consumer Consumer Protection Council Hon. (Dr) Baffa Babba Dan’agundi said he visited NAFDAC in order to seek for their collaboration in fighting against counterfeit and illicit drugs in the state.
He said Kano State Consumer Protection Council engaged in scouting for those who are in the business of producing and selling of counterfeit drugs in the state.
He then called on NAFDAC to look for ways that will make the registration of products easier without taking long time.
The Acting Managing Director was accompanied by the representatives of Drugs Sellers Association, Kano branch.