PCN seals 373 premises, 15 pharmacies
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed up 373 premises and another 15 illegal pharmacies for various offenses.
The exercise was carried out at various locations in Ogun state. This in effect is to sanitise the drug distribution chain in the state.
At a press briefing held in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, the director of inspection and monitoring, Anthonia Aruya said this became imperative in other to safeguard public health and reduce numbers of avoidable deaths through unwholesome practices by illegal practitioners.
She said the council was more determined and committed to ensuring rational distribution and dispensing of medicines that are safe, effective and of good quality to the public.
She however, warned members of the general public to always purchase their medicines from licensed pharmacies.
Reports by John Felix