Oluwabamiwo elected president of Mycotoxicology Society
Dr. Folashade Oluwabamiwo of the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been elected the President of the Mycotoxicology Society of Nigeria (MSN) while Dr. Isaac Ogara of Nassarawa State University, Lafia was the secretary at the Society’s 11th Annual conference held at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger state from October 25 to 28, 2016.
The health impact of mycotoxins on crops, man and livestock was noted and the intervention strategies discussed. Participants were drawn from Universities, regulatory agencies, research institutes and organized agriculture and NGOs.
The meeting invited multi sectoral and multidisciplinary approach to the control of mycotoxins just as the need to bring local farmers on board on any issue regarding pre and postharvest food safety.
Other highlights included the conferment of Fellowship on Nigerians including the Secretary to the Kogi state Government Dr. Folashade Ayoade, Prof. Dele Fapohunda and Mrs. Margarett Eshiett.