The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, on Monday, announced the arrest of the popular Baban Aisha herbal medicine manufacturer, Alhaji Salisu Sani, for operating with an expired licence and running an illegal promotion of the company’s products in Kaduna.
Popular Kaduna Herbal Manufacturer “Baban Aisha” Arrested By NAFDAC Over Expired LicenceAddressing journalists in Abuja, NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, reiterated that the agency has a duty to regulate the manufacture, distribution, advertisement and use of drugs, foods and chemicals to protect Nigerians coming down with organ damage, stroke or sudden death.
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Explaining the event that led to the arrest of Sani, Adeyeye said NAFDAC received concerns about the safety of Sacra Herbs oral liquid, popularly called Baban Aisha, following an investigative report.
The NAFDAC boss noted that further investigation revealed that the Kaduna manufacturer has been churning out unapproved herbal concoctions long after his licence expired.