NAFDAC warns public against consuming hawked drugs, ripened fruits with chemicals 

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned that drugs sold in open markets and fruits ripened with calcium carbide are poisonous and dangerous to human health. 

Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the NAFDAC Director-General represented by Dr Leonard Omokpariola gave this warning at the North-Central media sensitization at Lafia. 

She emphasized that selling these drugs on the street, in motor parks or open markets like any other items constitutes a serious threat and should be tackled to curtail insecurity in the country. She said,