NAFDAC Says COVID-19 Vaccines Produced In Nigeria Will Meet International Standards

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has assured Nigerians that COVID-19 vaccines produced in Nigeria will meet international standards with the strengthening of the agency.

The Director General, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye who asserted during the oversight visit to the NAFDAC facilities and COVID-19 laboratory projects in Lagos by the House of Representatives Committee on COVID-19 described the Federal government’s huge spending on the fight against COVID-19 as demonstrated by the construction of the new COVID-19 laboratory with modern instruments and amenities as a wake-up call for the country.

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To ensure that the health sector is strengthened, the NAFDAC boss insisted that the regulatory Agency must be strengthened.

On the impact that the COVID-19 fund has made, she said this should resonate well with the whole country that if the right people are placed in the right places, then the vision of the government can be realized.