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Operatives of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) have arrested a fake chemist, Goodluck Nwadike in Kano for storing fake and substandard Tetanus vaccines.
In a statement made available to newsmen, the agency’s Director General, Moji Adeyeye said, the fake chemist was arrested at No.2, Mallam Kato Market Sabon Gari Kano.
She said Nwadike was caught with Tetanus vaccines like “Absorb Dano” and “IP”.
“Based on information received, NAFDAC officials stormed the shop and arrest the culprit on the discovery of the drugs.
“The vaccines were found under poor storage conditions, they were kept in a drawer, while they should be stored in temperatures between two degrees centigrade and eight degrees centigrade.
“The drugs valued at N1.5million are being mopped up.
“The culprit confessed that he gets his supplies from Bridge Head Market, Onitsha Anambra” she said.