Counterfeit drugs and beauty products are a big problem in Nigeria. While the government tries to take some strides towards alleviating the influx of counterfeits, it nevertheless still helps to keep asking and assessing how safe Nigeria is with these fake products. A recent article in the vanguard takes on this thorny subject.
“Today, the rate at which fake, substanddard and expired prodcts are spreading is alarming, and so lives are no more safe as you think it.
Recently, there was a killer product “My Pikini”, which was circulated in town. Surprisingly the product sent a good number of children to early grave after consumption. And this exerperience I believe cannot never be erased in the minds of families of the victims. Care should be taken on the type of product we consume in this country because what we consume tells a lot on our health and level of comfort derived. . .” (read the rest at Vanguard Online)