NAFDAC, NSCDC to partner in tackling counterfeit products in North-West

Zonal Commandant, Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Felix Gbolade has assured of the agency’s readiness to partner with National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, in tackling adulteration and counterfeiting of products in the North-West zone.

Gbolade, who is in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, disclosed this during his visit to NAFDAC Coordinator, Garba Adamu, on Tuesday in Sokoto where he commended the agency for its extensive services.

He expressed that the NSCDC would continue to collaborate with the agency toward achieving the mandates of the two organizations.

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“ With the extensive network of intelligence and enforcement officers in the zone, the command is willing and ready to partner with NAFDAC in safeguarding the health of the nation,” he said.

NAFDAC, NSCDC to partner in tackling counterfeit products in North-West
NAFDAC, NSCDC to partner in tackling counterfeit products in North-West

Gbolade noted that the visit was aimed at strengthening the existing partnership and discussing some areas to fine-tune some harmonious activities.

Adamu appreciated the NSCDC chief for the visit, saying that it would further serve as motivation in rejuvenating joint activities, in accordance with their respective mandates.

He acknowledged NAFDAC’s commitment to the struggle against circulation of counterfeit, adulterated, unregistered and banned products in the interest of people’s health and the country’s safety.

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