Monica Eimunjeze Appointed As NAFDAC Acting DG


Monica Eimunjeze, a director in the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), has been appointed as the acting director-general of the agency.

Mojisola Adeyeye, the former director-general, is said to have commenced her retirement leave.

In an internal memo dated November 17 and seen by TheCable, Augustine Oboli, an assistant director, said the management is in receipt of a letter appointing Eimunjeze as acting director-general.

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Oboli, who copied 27 directors in the memo, said Eimunjeze’s appointment took effect from November 12.

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“The management is in receipt of a letter appointing Dr. Monica Eimunjeze as the acting director-general of NAFDAC with effect from 12th November 2022,” the letter reads.

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“I am therefore directed to bring this development to you for information and guidance.”

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Until her appointment, Eimunjeze was the director of registration and regulatory affairs for the agency.


Before then, she served as the technical assistant to the director-general of NAFDAC and as the director, of drug evaluation and research.

Eimunjeze graduated from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy in 1986 and went on to obtain a doctorate in pharmacy from Mercer University, Georgia, USA.

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