Director's Desk

With great expectations for the future, Nigerians from all walks of life celebrated the appointment of Dr Paul Orhii as the Director-General (DG) of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), a few years ago.

With his medical background, exposure and intimidating curriculum vitae, the public saw him as a square peg in a square hole. This was expected considering what fake and adulterated products had done to this country.

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A safer nation with NAFDAC ensuring high standard of health and safety

Latest News

Us Senate Passes Resolution Commending Dg Nafdac On War Against Fake Drugs.
Senate of the State of Georgia in the United States of America has passed a resolution commending the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Paul Orhii for his outstanding achievements in the use of cutting-edge technologies to fight drug counterfeiting.

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DG Nafdac Bags Us Congressional Award.
More national and international honours and awards have continued to pour in on the Director General of NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii as he received the US Special Congressional Recognition for his global frontline role in the fight against drug counterfeiting.

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Our Mandate ********************************************

In accordance with the enabling laws, NAFDAC is authorised to:
1. Regulate and control the importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of regulated products.
2. Conduct appropriate tests and ensure compliance with standard specifications.
3. Undertake appropriate investigation of the production premises and raw materials of regulated products
4. Compile standard specifications, regulations, and guidelines for the production, importation, exportation, sale and distribution of regulated products.

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Our Mission

To safeguard public health by ensuring that only the right quality drugs, food and other regulated products are manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, distributed, sold and used.


Our Vision.

Safeguarding public health .


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