NAFDAC issues fresh warning on foodstuff preservation

NAFDAC issues fresh warning on foodstuff preservation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has warned the general public against the use of Sniper and all other brands of ‘Dichlorvos’ in the preservation of foodstuffs. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, in a statement on Sunday, said the use of Sniper to preserve foodstuffs have health implications that could lead to death. The statement read in part, “The continuous misuse of the dangerous agrochemicals in the preservation…

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Breaking: Ondo Doctors shut hospitals, embark on Strike

Breaking: Ondo Doctors shut hospitals, embark on Strike

Resident Doctors at the Ondo State University Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Akure, have shut down hospitals and commenced a warning strike over unpaid salaries The doctors, who marched to the office of the Chief Medical Director, said they were being owed four months’ salary. The doctors began the strike on Sunday and threatened to embark on an indefinite strike next Monday. They decried a situation where other health workers under health management board are…

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“Akoko accidents: We’ll stop loss of lives to roadside trading”

“Akoko accidents: We’ll stop loss of lives to roadside trading”

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has paid a condolence visit to the Akungba Community over the weekend accident which claimed lives of some residents of the town, noting that the government will seek experts’ advice on how to prevent further loss of lives through roadside accidents in the area. The governor also warned people against roadside trading which could be dangerous to their safety. Governor Akeredolu who described the incident as a tragedy, sympathised…

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