NIGERIA LOGOInvitation to A One Day Public Hearing and Presentation of Memoranda on A Bill for an Act To Amend the Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, CAP C34, Laws of the Federation And For Other Matters Connected Therewith, 2016.
As a follow up to the referral made by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Committee in respect of the foregoing Bill, and in furtherance of best legislative practices of allowing participation by the citizenry in the making of laws for the federation, the Senate Committee on Health do hereby invite the Stakeholders and the general public to present to it, written memoranda on the aforementioned Bill not later than Tuesday, 31′ May, 2016.
In order to facilitate the writing of such memorandum the full text of the Bill could be accessed from the Senate Committee on Health website or collected in person from the address below:
Office of the Clerk, Senate Committee on Health, Room 1.11, Basement Floor, New Senate Wing, National Assembly Complex, Abuja.
All written Memoranda in respect of the Bill should be:
• Written in English
• Typed in double line spacing
• Presented in not less than 12 hard copies, a soft copy and addressed
To: The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, National Assembly Complex, Abuja.
1. Federal Ministry of Health
2. Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment
3. Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development
4. Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA)
5. Federal Department of Livestock
6. Federal Department of Fisheries
7. Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services (NAQS)
8. Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria
9. Federal Ministry of Science and Technology
10. Federal Ministry of Environment
11. Federal Ministry of Finance
12. National Planning Commission
13. Federal Ministry of Justice
14. Institute of Public Analysis of Nigeria
15. National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
16. Standard Organization of Nigeria
17. Consumers Protection Council
18. Nigeria Export Promotion Council
19. Federal Produce Inspection Services
20. Commodities Association of Nigeria
21. National Biotechnology Development Agency
22. National Environmental Standards and Regulation Enforcement Agency
23. Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria
24. Association of Food Beverage & Tobacco Employers
25. Manufacturers Association of Nigeria
26. Raw Materials Research and Development Council
27. Nutrition Society of Nigeria
28. Mycotoxicology Society of Nigeria
29. Nigerian Institute of Food Science Technology
30. National Association of Small Scale Industrialists
31. World Health Organization
32. DFID
33. Pharmacists Council of Nigeria
34. Pharmaceutical Society of Nigerian (PSN)
35. Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
36. PATHS 38 Nigeria Police Force
37. Nigerian Customs Service
38. Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)
40. ACPN – Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria 43 USAID
41. PMG – MAN
A One Day Public Hearing on the Bill is scheduled to hold on Friday, 3′ June, 2016 by 10.00 a.m. in the Senate Conference Hall 022, Ground Floor, New Senate Wing, National Assembly Complex, Abuja.
For further enquiries, please contact the Committee Clerk on 0803-320-5115 or e-mail at 
Senator, Dr. OLANREWAJU A. Tejuoso 



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