At the just concluded ‘Awareness Workshop on Safe and Responsible use of Veterinary Medicines, Pesticides and Animal Feeds’, the Director General of NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii, who was represented by the Director of Veterinary Medicine and Allied Product, Dr. Bukar Ali Usman, announced that in the past, NAFDAC concentrated its efforts on winning the fight against counterfeit, fake and substandard medicines and that having achieved a considerable level of success in this fight, it has become necessary for the agency to focus on other aspects of control of regulated products such as the safe and responsible use of veterinary medicines, pesticides and animal feeds.
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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni
I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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