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Man Arrested For Importing Expired Hand Sanitisers To Nigeria, Ebola Money Makers Nabbed

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Man Arrested For Importing Expired Hand Sanitisers To Nigeria, Ebola Money Makers Nabbed

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Sept 18, 2014 – Man Arrested For Importing Expired Hand Sanitizers To Nigeria, Ebola Money Makers In NAFDAC Detention

NAFDAC officials have arrested 2 men selling unapproved Ebola test kits and expired hand sanitizers in Lagos state Nigeria.

The DG of the National Food and drug administration agency, Dr Paul Orhii made this known today at NAFDAC’s branch in Lagos.

According to him, unscrupulous members of the society have decided to cash in on the unfortunate Ebola incidence in the country by bringing in all sorts of products including expired hand sanitisers.

“We wonder how some people can be so callous to make money out of the situation despite this deadly disease called ebola”

”The most troubling is the case of Mr James Nnaji of 116, Oguta road, Onitsha, who imported expired brands of hand sanitisers through NAHCO Lagos,” Orhii said.

The products, according to the DG, were: Soft care natural, Soft care lemon, Soft care lavender, Soft care apple, all of which had expired in December 29, 2012, two years ago, “but yet found their way into the country.”

Orhii also said the agency also recently detected the sale of un-evaluated and untested ‘Rapid response Ebola virus test kits’ which were being aggressively marketed by one Mr John Ojewale of Multi Products Medical Supply Company Limited.

The suspect, the DG said, was trailed and apprehended by the agency and upon interrogation, he claimed that one Mr Lateef Bamisedun, supplied him the kits, which were allegedly imported from Canada.

“Lateef Bamisedun was arrested and he confessed to have imported the kits from Canada,” Orhii said.

“The danger associated with the use of substandard hand sanitisers and untested Ebola Test kits is indeed grave and could derail all efforts put in place to contain the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country,” he added.



  1. Adio Ololade

    September 18, 2014 at 2:48 PM

    Good let them face the music do they think Nigeria is a dumping ground for abroad waste

  2. bezo

    September 18, 2014 at 3:53 PM

    Leave them alone what have they done wrong

  3. luvdei

    September 18, 2014 at 4:24 PM

    @bezo I just wish the didn’t catch them so dt ur **** and other **** could use it…

  4. wallex

    September 18, 2014 at 5:05 PM

    @Bezo…..Some1 got caught importing expired products into the country and you don’t see anything wrong in it.If we have your likes around everwhere,this country will not progress.You have to drop your backward mentality and forge hands with all meaningful Nigerians and let us all get rid of the bad elements in our society

  5. Idera A

    September 18, 2014 at 5:11 PM

    foolish people sentence them to life imprisonment

  6. KEVIN

    September 18, 2014 at 6:05 PM

    How about GEJ that has not been able to make the Nigerians happy, Is that not a crime, stealing and cospiracy, are this not worst than this, blame the government for all this.

  7. tunsboy

    September 18, 2014 at 6:20 PM

    live them let them make their money.after all Nigeria is dorobucchi everything is dorobushi our leaders are dorodancing now we have doroboko dorobola dorodat dorodis

  8. TY

    September 19, 2014 at 6:09 AM

    @bezo…i sometimes wonder how primitive you are until now that i realise you are such a **** n big one at dt…never have you sent in a reasonable comment(s) in your life. you better grow up and stop being a d**k. mumu alien tagged Nigerian..mtscheew

  9. FX2

    September 19, 2014 at 10:06 AM

    @tunsboy don’t tell me dat u r a comedian……Lol

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