The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and
Control (NAFDAC), has urged producers of sachet water in
Jigawa to comply with standard and produce safe drinking
water for consumers.
The State Coordinator, NAFDAC,
Mr Olakunle Olaniran gave the advice at a meeting with officials of Association of Table
Water Producers (ATWAP) in the state.
Olaniran explained that his agency in the state would not
tolerate production of unsafe or untreated water that would not be in compliance with
regulations of NAFDAC.
The coordinator enjoined executives of ATWAP to work
with NAFDAC to fish out those who were not registered with
the agency that were involved in the production of unsafe and untreated water for the masses.
Olaniran stated that the agency was always willing to
collaborate with sachet water
producers to train their staff for quality production.
The state Chairman of ATWAP, Alhaji Umar Baba-Yaro said his
association was into
partnership with Hisbah and
Consumer Protection Council to fish out the “bad eggs” among
Baba-Yaro also assured that his
leadership would make sure that people in the state get quality, safe and clean drinking water. (NAN)