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Breaking: Buhari Appoints Senator Adeyeye’s Wife, Prof. Christianah Adeyeye As NAFDAC DG





Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye, the wife of Senator Olusola Adeyeye representing Osun Central constituency at the National Assembly, has been appointed as the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, by the Federal Government, Amiloaded authoritatively report this through Alade.com



Professor Adeyeye is the founding Chair of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Professor of Pharmaceutics and Drug Product Evaluation at the College of Pharmacy, Roosevelt University in Schaumburg, Illinois.

She was Professor of Pharmaceutics and Manufacturing for 21 years at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. She is Senior Fulbright Scholar and Specialist and 2008 AAPS Fellow.

She earned her B.S., and M.S., and PhD from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria and University of Georgia, Athens, GA, respectively. Her research interests include preformulation, early phase development of solid, semisolid and liquid dosage forms, and IND-based and intellectual property-driven late phase development or bench-to-bedside translational research.

She has mentored over 15 PhD and M.S candidates. She has 5 patents, 55 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters and books, and more than 140 scientific presentations.

She is the founder of a socially conscious start-up company – Elim Pediatric Pharmaceuticals. She uses her university lab for the early phase R& and partners with contract manufacturing organizations for the clinical and registration batches.


Professor Mrs. Adeyeye who is the founder of Drugs for AIDS and HIV Patients, a nonprofit organization committed to prevention, education, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS children in Nigeria, takes over from Mr. Ademola Andrew Magbojuri who was appointed as the Acting Director-General of NAFDAC in September.

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