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“IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF SHEANUT PRODUCTS FOR
GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS”
PRESENTATION BY PAUL B. ORHII, JD, MD, Ph. D, DIRECTORGENERAL (NAFDAC), AT THE SEMINAR ON SHEANUT AT
HYDROHOTELS, MINNA, ON 4TH AUGUST, 2010.
Protocol:
I feel highly honored to be invited to present a paper with the theme:
“Shea nut industry in Nigeria: exploiting its potentials for economic growth and development “.
I commend the management of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for organizing this seminar which provides a forum for the various stakeholders to engage in discussions towards exploiting the potentials of Shea nut industry for economic growth. The theme of the conference is also timely considering the efforts being made by various sectors in order to rescue
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NAFDAC regulatory activities strive to strike a balance so that quality is maintained while investments are protected and promoted. Effective regulation is one of the keys to strengthening and unlocking Nigeria’s latent development potentials in the food and pharmaceutical industry as well as other sectors of the economy. It was in a bid to strengthen the local industry, position it for growth and development as well as encourage foreign investment that
NAFDAC was established with the mandate to regulate the products and activities of the industries. Through its numerous activities
NAFDAC provides a well regulated and favorable environment for genuine operators in the food and pharmaceutical industry to explore their prospects and achieve their full potentials for development. The
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
(NAFDAC) plays an important role in ensuring that regulated products produced with relevant quality and safety specifications.
THE NAFDAC MANDATE:
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
(NAFDAC) was established by Decree 15 of 1993 as amended, now
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Act. Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 2004, to regulate and control the manufacture, importation, exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, chemicals, detergents, medical devices and all drinks including packaged water.
The essence of regulation and control is to

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