Moji Adeyeye has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the new Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
The new NAFDAC DG, who is the founder of Drugs for AIDS and HIV Patients, a nonprofit organisation committed to prevention, education, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS children in Nigeria, is the wife of Olusola Adeyeye, a Senator representing Osun Central on the platform of APC at the Senate.
She therefore takes over from Ademola Magbojuri, who was appointed as the Acting DG of NAFDAC in September.
Adeyeye attended the University of Nigeria, obtaining a BSc in pharmaceutics in 1976, and went on to the University of Georgia where she obtained an M.S and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutics in 1985 and 1988.
She is a Professor of Pharmaceutics, Manufacturing Science and Drug Product Evaluation, College of Pharmacy, Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, IL and Chair, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, IL.