By Bisi LAWAL
At least 820 cartons of suspected fake and expired drugs have been confiscated from two warehouses at Malam Kato Market in Fage Local Government Area of Kano state.
The feat was achieved by operatives of Kano Police command.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa, listed the drugs to include 514 cartons of eemistxmin/emstifer syrup, 219 cartons of 5mg Lisinopril tablets, 7 cartons of 5mg Amlodipine tablets, 87 cartons of 50mg Atenol, and 40 cartons of Frusemide injection.
Kiyawa said the drugs were evacuated and handed over to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) by a team of detectives deployed to the scene by the state Commissioner of Police, Usaini Gumel.
He charged residents to always report suspicious people and items to the police for prompt action.