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Drug Abuse: Emzor Applauds FG, NAFDAC For Prompt Response

Drug Abuse: Emzor Applauds FG, NAFDAC For Prompt Response

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Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited has applauded the federal government, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and other relevant agencies for their prompt response to the abuse of codeine syrup in Nigeria. The general managing director, Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, Dr Stella Okoli, at a press briefing in Lagos commended the federal government for its prompt response as all Nigerians called for action towards controlling the situation. Okoli said, “As parent and especially a Mother, I am deeply saddened by the problem of drug abuse and its damaging effect on our children and youths. Even more painful is the fact that a genuine therapeutic product, made for the relief of a specific illness, has been turned into a substance of abuse. “We