NAFDAC, others laud verdict on My Pikin baby mixture by Emeka Anuforo


Some major stakeholders in the pharmaceutical industry, including the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) are celebrating the judgment against Barewa Pharmaceutical Ltd, producer of the controversial My Pikin baby mixture that was said to have caused the death of about 84 children. A Federal High Court in Lagos last week wound up the pharmaceutical company. The Production Manager, Abiodun Adeyemo and the Quality Assurance Manager of the firm, Ebele Austine Eromosele, were sentenced to 14 years jail term on two separate counts. Read more

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