The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Bauchi State office during its surveillance/ raid operation on drug hawkers, sanctioned seven (7) drug hawkers at Azare, Katagum LGA of Bauchi state.
The hawkers were found with drugs in baskets exposed to harsh weather, scorching sun and dusty wind.
Most of the drugs in the baskets contain analgesic, antibiotics and sex enhancing drugs that are pornographic.
In it’s effort to ensure total eradication of fake and substandard drugs and unwholesome products in the state ,the NAFDAC bauchi office raided drug hawkers outlets at Azare LGA bauchi state ,arrested and consificated significant quantities of drugs.The hawkers have been before now warned to desist from selling drugs in an unapproved areas but remained adamant hence the raid.The agency warned people to desist from patronizing drug hawkers to avoid health related hazards associated with fake and connterfeit drugs.
The agency furthermore appealed to the general public to continue to support her with useful information on the sale, distribution and use of fake drugs in the state and warned drug hawkers to desist henceforth or face the wrath of the law.The agency will not relent on it’s fight until unsuspecting consumers are protected from the dangers associated with fake , counterfeit and unwholesome regulated products.