Traditional medicine practitioner wants Nigerians sensitised about NAFDAC




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Lagos –  A traditional medicine practitioner, Mr Owolabi Gafar, on Friday the Federal to sensitise Nigerians on the duties of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration And Control (NAFDAC).

Gafar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Lagos that most manufacturers of herbal medicines were scared to approach the .

He said that most of the herbal drug manufacturing companies had drugs/herbs that could cure most communicable and incommunicable ailments but were scared to display such.

Gafar said the organise television and radio to project the roles of the English and the three major Nigerian languages for effective understanding.

“So many have told me that NAFDAC is only to chase of business.

“They say that once you go to them, you be to get of business.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]

“The duties of NAFDAC could be explained , Hausa, Igbo, and English on most television and radio stations

“This be done simultaneously for six months until everyone is able to understand NAFDAC duties hand,’’ he said.

Gafar also the Federal to develop the available road network and try to create more to facilitate ’s movement around the country.

He said this had been a major challenge to his business which, he noted, was also affecting a lot of his friends in business.

“I feel incapacitated each time I am unable to move my herbs to some parts of the where place great demand.

“I only a small quantity with motorcycles and will have to go to those places repeatedly,’’ Gafar said.

He noted that the government and individuals would generate more when the road networks were well constructed. (NAN)