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Pharmacists Council Seals 358 Pharmacies In Abuja

By Abdulrasheed Yusuf

Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has sealed 358 pharmacies and patent medicine shops within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

Registrar of the council,I brahim Ahmed, disclosed this at press briefing in Abuja.

He said 90 pharmacies and 268 patent medicine shops were sealed out of a total of 584 premises visited during the exercise carried out between Monday and Thursday.

“At the end of the current enforcement in the FCT, a total of 584 premises were visited. This comprises 185 pharmacies and 399 premises made up of 90 pharmacies and 268 patent medicine shops were sealed for various offences, some of which include operating without registration with PCN, and failure to renew premises licence,” he said.

Ahmed also said some of the premises dispensed ethical products without the supervision of a Pharmacist, while some were in poor sanitary conditions adding that five pharmacies and patent medicine shops were issued compliance directives.

 

 

 

 

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