Professor Dora Akunyili, Former Director General of NAFDAC Dies at 59


We are saddened by the loss of Professor Dora Akunyili, who passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2014.  Professor Akunyili was the former Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).  During her tenure, she was unwavering in her fight against fake and counterfeit drugs in Nigeria and was often nicknamed “Madam NAFDAC”.  May her soul rest in Peace.

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