Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Ekiti Burns N15m Worth Of Expired Drugs

The Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi has supervised the destruction of expired drugs worth about N15 million withdrawn from all public health facilities across the state.

Fayemi said the destruction became necessary to rid the state of toxic and dangerous substances and to enable his administration commence the transformation of the health sector on a desired, guaranteed quality health care services and delivery.

He noted that getting rid of expired drugs could be achieved by simply discarding the drugs at any dump site and burning them became necessary to ensure that people of doubtful characters do not lay their hands on them to inject them back to the society.