After the termination of the position of General Manager National Food and Drug Administration and Control AgencyMoji Adeyeye, an acting helmsman has been appointed for the organization.
In a leaked internal memo signed by the agency’s Director of Human Resource Management, Oboli AU on November 17, directors of various units and departments were informed of the appointment of Monica Eimunjeze as Acting Director General.
The memorandum, with reference number NAFDAC/ADM/SM/075, is entitled: “Appointment of Acting Director General NAFDAC”.
It reads in part: “Management receives a letter appointing Dr. Monica Eimunjeze as Acting Director General NAFDAC with effect from November 12, 2022.
“I am therefore directed to bring this development to you for information and guidance.”
Mrs. Adeyeye, who was a teacher designated In 2017, he ended his first renewable term on November 2. However, it is unclear why the announcement of his replacement was delayed and whether his term will be renewed.
About the new NAFDAC boss
According to the new Acting Director General, NAFDAC the profile He states that he studied Pharmacy at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and graduated in 1986.
He later earned a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) from Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia, and a Master of Science (MSc) in Biotechnology, Innovation and Regulatory Science from Purdue University.
He has diverse experience in the pharmaceutical sector in various practice areas, having had industrial exposure at GlaxoSmithKline from 1989 to 1996.
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He served the company in a variety of capacities and held various positions, including medical representative, quality control manager and regulatory affairs officer.
Until her appointment as Acting Director General, Ms. Eimunjeze was the Director of Registration and Regulatory Affairs at NAFDAC.
He is said to have previously served as Technical Assistant to the Director General of NAFDAC and Director of Drug Evaluation and Research.
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