The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has expressed satisfaction with the world class indigenous pharmaceutical factory put up by Phamatex Nigeria Limited in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos.
Speaking during a facility tour of the complex, which took place on August 12, 2016, Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, president of the society, described the gargantuan structure as a case study for the pharmaceutical industry.
“With what we have seen so far, let me congratulate the management on this laudable project. From the moment we entered here, I said ‘Yes, this is a place of quality.’ You have done well by thinking outside the box.
“I am now officially an ambassador of Phamatex and I can now start encouraging people to take Paratex (paracetamol),” he said.
In attendance were Prince Chris Nebe, chairman of Phamatex Group; Pharm Gbolagade Iyiola, PSN national secretary; Pharm (Mrs) Edith Nwachukwu, managing director of Audion Nigeria Limited; Pharm Ezeh Igwekamma, financial secretary, Lagos branch of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) and Pharm Babayemi Oyekunle, PSN financial secretary (Lagos branch).
Others were Chief Joseph Ebowusim, executive director of Phamatex Group; Pharm Nnamdi Ikechukwu, superintendent pharmacist & senior regulatory affairs manager; Pharm Gabriel Akwaja, superintendent pharmacist / head of regulation; Pharm Funmilayo Ige, production manager; Vipul Desai, research and development manager; Pharm Augustine Otu, Phamatex Industries’ head of sales & marketing and Pharm Friday George, Phamatex Nigeria Limited.