The government of Kano state has seized fake and expired drugs worth at least N200 million.
Fake drugs worth N200 million confisticated
Fake and expired drugs worth N200 million has been confiscated in Kano state.
The Kano State Consumer Protection Council (KSCPC) revealed this on Monday.
The Managing Director of the council, Baffa Babba Danagundi, said the organisation made the seizure following a raid on a building where the drugs are stored and repackaged.
According to the Acting MD, the KSCPC raided the building on No. 37 Niger Street after tip off about the illegal activities carried out within the building.
He said some of the drugs confiscated have no NAFDAC Registration Number, while some have expired and repackaged before releasing them back into the market.
Baffa Babba calls on the general public to be conscious of the drugs they consume as well as places they patronize to avoid purchasing expired and fake drugs which instead of getting relief, would lead to more complications.
He warned that the Council will continue to do its best in riding the state of any form of fake, expired and unwholesome products that poses danger to the health of the people of the State.
Furthermore, he charged those with credible information to come forward as his doors are always open and ready to act on such information and there is always reward for patriotic citizens who feeds either the Council or KAROTA with information that leads to such arrest.