Director General NAFDAC
Dr Paul Botwev Orhii obtained his degree in Medicine from the Stavropol State Medical Institute, Russia in 1989 and has a Ph.D in Chrono-Neuropsychopharmacology. He is also a licensed Attorney and Counselor at Law.
He has worked as a lecturer, teaching pharmacology to medical students at the University of Jos, Nigeria and, as a Biomedical Scientist, supervising work conducted by graduate students, research assistants and volunteers at the University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas.
He has authored and co-authored several scientific publications and before his appointment, worked as a Pharmaceutical Litigator. Dr. Orhii was appointed Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on 13th January, 2009. He is currently Vice Chairman of the International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (IMPACT).