Pharmacists’ Council seal 348 illegal pharmacies in Edo


Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria (PCN) said on Sunday that no fewer than 348 illegal pharmacy premises were sealed in Edo state in last four weeks.

PCN Registrar, Elijah Mohammed, in a statement, said that PCN enforcement team achieved the success in the cause of their routine monitoring and enforcement exercise in the state.

Mohammed said PCN’s enforcement teams across Nigeria have stepped up the tempo of its activities nationwide, in keeping pace with the determination to sanitize the pharmaceutical practice environment, thus warning people engaging in illegal pharmaceutical activities to desist from that or risk arrest and prosecution.

The PCN Registrar confirm that the leadership of the Council undertook accreditation exercise to several institutions offering pharmaceutical sciences, to ensure that they are up-to-date with their courses and don’t derail from the standard practice.

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