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We ‘ll eradicate fake drugs – EKSG

We ‘ll eradicate fake drugs – EKSG

Victor Akinkuolie Ado-Ekiti
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The Ekiti State Government has expressed its readiness to eradicate the sales of fake drugs to ensure safety of the people.

The Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, stressed that the state government would not relent in its efforts to guarantee the safety of public health.

Egbeyemi disclosed this the people through while addressing members of the Nigerian Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED), Ekiti State Chapter, during a rally to the Governor’s Office in Ado Ekiti.

The medicine dealers who carried placards with various inscriptions declaring support for the Fayemi administration marched round the major streets of the state capital before terminating the rally at the Governor’s office.

Some of their placards read: “Thank you for revisiting abandoned projects”, “We pledged our unflinching support to Fayemi”. “We stand with Fayemi for Ekiti development”, “We thank you for regular payment of Salaries and Pensions” among others.

The Deputy Governor who spoke through the Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Tade Aluko assured that the state government would partner with relevant agencies, unions, and associations to prosecute fake drug vendors across the State.

Egbeyemi charged the association to identify and notify the government about individuals who posed threat to the health of the public through the sales of fake drugs.

In his address, the President of NAPPMED, Ekiti State Chapter, Mr. Tunde Oke, explained that the rally was to congratulate Fayemi on his election as the Chairman, Nigerian Governor’s Forum and his serial victories at the Election Petition Tribunal to the Supreme Court.

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The NAPPMED boss revealed that the rally was also designed to identify and show solidarity with the various developmental strides and programmes of the Fayemi administration, which he said have given the state a facelift and brought succour to the masses

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