Apr 19, 2012

NAFDAC says sachet water business generates N7bn daily

The NAFDAC boss, Dr. Paul Orhii has described sachet water business as a huge business that generates more than N7bn daily for Nigeria.
He disclosed this at a briefing on the survey of the Nigerian pharmaceutical market in Lagos on Tuesday. He further stated that, the boom of sachet water had also reduced the number of Nigerians that die of water-borne diseases and had alleviated poverty in the country.
He however said, “We must be very careful. It is relatively cheap to set up, that is why many manufacturers are in it, but we check quality constantly through random sampling and market surveys. We are registering all operators to be able to monitor their activities.”...

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