President Muhammadu Buhari Appoints New DG For NAFDAC

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye, wife of Senator Olusola Adeyeye from Osun Central Senatorial District as the new Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

The latest appointment by the Nigerian President comes days after he returned to his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, 81 days after rats barred his entry into the office.

The New NAFDAC Director-General is the founder of the Drugs for AIDS and HIV Patients, a nonprofit organization committed to prevention, education, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS children in Nigeria.

She was before her appointment the Chief Executive Officer of Elim Pediatric Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Adeyeye, a Professor of Pharmaceutics, Manufacturing Science and Drug Product Evaluation, from the College of Pharmacy, Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, IL is also the Chair, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, IL.

She obtained her B.Sc degree in pharmaceutics in 1976, and proceeded to the University of Georgia where she obtained an M.S and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutics in 1985 and 1988 respectively.