NAFDAC Arraigns Fake Glucose Producer

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The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDA, today arraigned one Odiaka Gloria Ngozi, before Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged illegal packaging and production of of a glucose brand known as G&J Glucose D.

The said fake Glucose producer, according to the NSFDAC, resides at 10, Bisi Fakolujo Close, off Abiola Street, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos, was alleged to have on March 20, 2018, did packaged G&J Glucose D in a manner that is false and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 5 of the Food and Drug Act CAP F 32, LFN 2004 and punishable under section 17 of the same Act.

Arraigning the defendant on Thursday, NAFDAC prosecutor, Mr Umar Shamaki told Justice Muslim Hassan that the prosecution has a three count charge against the defendant and pleaded with the court that the charge be read to the defendant so that she can take her plea.

The defendant counsel, Mr Hussain Mohammed did not, however, opposed to the count being read, consequently, Justice Hassan directed that the charge be read to the defendant.

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Following the reading and the not guilty plea of the defendant to the three count charge, the prosecutor, Shamaki asked for a trial date and an order of the court directing that the defendant be remanded in prison custody pending his trial.

The defendant’s lawyer while not  opposing a trial date, however, told the court that he has an application for the defendant’s  bail and pleaded with the court that the bail application be taken.

In his response Shamaki told Justice Hassan that he has just been served with the bail application inside the court and that he  would need time to study and file his response to the application.

Upon the submissions of the counsels, Justice Hassan ordered that matter be adjourned till December 17, 2018 for the bail application to be taken and to enable the prosecutor file their counter affidavit.

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Justice Hassan also ordered that the defendant be remanded in prison custody till the adjourned date when the defendant’s bail application will be heard.

Count one of the charge reads in part: “That you Odiaka Gloria Ngozi (F) of 10, Bisi Fakolujo close, off Abiola Street, Lagos, within the Jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, on or about 20th day of March, 2018, at 10, Bisi Fakolujo Close, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos State, did package, to wit: G&J Glucose D’, in manner that is False and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 5 of the Foods and Drug Act CAP F32 LFN, 2004 and is punishable under Section 17 of the same Act.

And Count two reads That you, Odiaka Gloria Ngozi (F) of 10, Bisi Fakolujo close, off Abiola Street, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos State, within the Jurisdiction of this Honourable Court on or about the 20th day of March, 2018 at 10 Bisi Fakoloju close, off Abiola Street, Alapere, Ketu, LAGOS State, did package, to wit: G&J Glucose D in a manner that is Misleading and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 5 of the food and Drug Act CAP F32 LFN, 2004 and is punishable under Section 17 of the same Act.

While the last count reads: “That you, Odiaka Gloria Ngozi (F) of 10, Bisi Fakolujo close, off Abiola Street, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos State, within the jurisdiction of this Honour on or about the 20th day of March, 2018 at 10 Bisi Fakolujo  close, off Abiola Street, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos State, did Manufacture unregistered processed Wit G&J Glucose D without registration and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 1 of food, Drugs, and Related Products (Registration etc) Act Cap F33 Laws of the federation of Nigeria and punishable under section 8(a) of the same Act. ) Ad CAP F33 LFN, 2004”.

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