Tani Ali Nimlan is Assistant Director at NAFDAC Headquarters in Abuja. She ensures all regulated products distributed and sold to the public are safe, efficacious and of good quality. She also ensures that proper regulatory action is taken on the violating products. She participated in the US Food Regulation current issues seminar, that took place in July, 2012.

Tani does not give in to any pressure in the form of bribes and threats of violence. She has ensured that neither herself nor her team fails to uphold the mandate of the Agency. She believes in giving her best to serve the nation and has received special recognition from the agency for the efficiency of her work.

She states that she believes in integrity because that is the right thing to believe in; doing what is right always. She describes her mission statement as remaining truthful, honest and always doing what is right. She has been described by her colleagues as hard working, committed to her work and very proactive, easy going, jovial and transparent.

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