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Enforcement: Seizure of fake drugs worth over US$ 1.4 million

Enforcement: Seizure of fake drugs worth over US$ 1.4 million

January 27th 2015 - www.allafrica.com

The Nigerian National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) seized five containers filled with fake and unregistered drugs against erectile dysfunction, valued at approximately 270 Naira (over US$ 1.4 million). The NAFDAC reported the arrest of two suspects involved with the smuggling of those pharmaceutical products, charged with the forgery of official documents of authorization and with the operation of illegal production facilities posing serious threat to the public health.