The bail application of the Managing Director of Tasty Nigeria Ltd, Isaac Kole, charged with manufacture of fake products has been fixed on Monday November 7th for ruling by a Federal High Court in Lagos.
The Managing Director of Tasty Nigeria Ltd, Isaac Kole was arraigned alongside his company by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on November 2 on a four-count charge bordering on producing fake and unregistered products. Mr. Kole pleaded not guilty of the accusations.
Administrative bail was granted to Mr. Kole and the case was adjourned until Monday for the determination of his bail application by Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari. The judge had also ordered the accused to produce a director either from Federal or Lagos State Civil Service, who would sign an undertaking to produce him in court on the next adjournment.
At the resumed hearing of the case on Monday, the case was again adjourned until Nov. 7 as the court did not sit.
NAFDAC said the products include Tasty Time juice, Glucosaid Energy drink, Tasty Time Pops orange flavoured drink, Tasty Time Fitz Apple drink and Tasty Time mixed orange flavoured drink.
The offences, according to the prosecutor, Mrs Chinyere Okoli of NAFDAC, contravenes the provisions of Sections 1(1), 5(a) and 5(e) of the Foods and Drugs Related Products Act, Laws of the Federation 2004.