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NAFDAC Bans Sale of Sniper in Open Markets, Supermarkets

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NAFDAC Bans Sale of Sniper in Open Markets, Supermarkets

In view of the alarming use of popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, in suicide cases in the country, the National Agency for Food Drug and Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

The Director, Veterinary Medicine and Allied Products Directorate of NAFDAC, Dr. Bukar Usman, disclosed this wednesday at the premises of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Oyo State.

Usman, speaking during the launch of a new herbicide for cassava farmers, Lifeline, by UPL, Sprinfield Agro and IITA, said that the agency has asked agro-dealers to stop the sale of the product in open markets and supermakets.

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