A Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology at the Dora Akunyili College of Pharmacy of Nigeria’s Premier Private University, Igbinedion University, Okada, Professor Samson Esezobor has recommended adequate quality control for measures on imported and locally manufactured drug products before being permitted into wholesale and retail outlets.
Professor Esezobor made the recommendation when he delivered the thirteenth inaugural lecture series organised by the Igbinedion University Okada.
The lecture topic “Pharmaceutical Tablet Making: Is it an Art or Science?” is a compendium of research and other published works of Professor Esezobor who was the pioneer Dean, Dora Akunyili College of Pharmacy , Igbinedion University, Okada.
Professor Esezobor, who decried a situation where most pharmaceutical products consumed in Nigeria are imported from Asia, UK and the Americas, made a case for consideration of cost and quality for its end users.
Vice Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada, Professor Eghosa Osaghae represented by the Dean of Post Graduate School, Professor Tonye Okorie, Chief Medical Director, Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Professor Julius Awe and other participants at the inaugural lecture described it as scholarly.
Highpoint of the thirteenth inaugural lecture delivered by Prof. Esezobor was the presentation of a copy of the lecture to the Vice Chancellor’s representative Prof. Tonye Okorie and a photo session with the lecturer.
Reported by Kingsley Uchegbu has details.