NAFDAC Recruitment 2024/2025 Application Form Portal

Hello, prospective candidates! Prepare for an exciting opportunity as we unveil the NAFDAC (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control) Recruitment details for the 2024/2025 session.

We understand the daily influx of inquiries from eager job seekers, and right here on this page, we have gathered comprehensive answers to guide you through the upcoming recruitment process.

First, let’s address a crucial point – the application process is free of charge. We want to make it crystal clear: there is no application fee involved.

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As you go through this process, exercise caution and avoid any sites claiming otherwise. Your journey toward a promising career should not come with any financial burden.

Pay close attention to the information provided in each section, especially if you want to make the final shortlist.

Structure and Leadership of NAFDAC

The chairman leads the council, which the president chooses based on the Minister of Health’s suggestion. Other council members are:

  • Chairman: Yusuf A. Suleiman (Dan Amar Sokoto)
  • Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health: Mr. A. M. Abdullahi
  • Director-General of NAFDAC: Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye
  • Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON): Barr. Aboloma Osita
  • National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD)
  • Chairman of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN): Elijah Mohammed
  • Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA): Muhammad Abdallah
  • Representative of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria: Okey Akpa
  • Representative of the Food and Beverage Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria: Anegbe Patrick
  • Tukur S. Fada Tambuwal – Member
  • Mufutau Bolaji Yahaya – Member
  • Opeyemi Bamidele – Member
  • Additionally, three members of the general public also sit on the council.

Eligibility Requirements for the NAFDAC 2024 Recruitment Exercise

To participate in the upcoming recruitment exercise, candidates must fulfill specific requirements. Here is a summary of the essential eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must fall within the age bracket of 18 to 50 at the time of application. Proof of age, such as a birth certificate, will be required during the documentation exercise.
  • Candidates must be Nigerian by birth and possess a means of identification to confirm their nationality. Accepted identification methods include a National ID Card, Passport, or Drivers License.
  • Before applying, candidates must undergo a confirmation of physical and medical fitness by a certified Government Medical Officer.
  • Candidates must hold one of the following degrees:
    • HND (Higher National Diploma)
    • Bachelors Degree
  • Possession of an NYSC discharge or exemption certificate is mandatory. For most positions, candidates will be required to present their NYSC certificate during the application process.

Function of NAFDAC

  1. Control the making, selling, and using of drugs, cosmetics, medical tools, packaged water, and chemicals.
  2. Do tests to make sure things meet the standards set by the council.
  3. Check where food, drugs, cosmetics, medical tools, bottled water, and chemicals are made and what they’re made from. It makes sure they’re good quality and gives them a certificate.
  4. Check food, drugs, cosmetics, medical tools, bottled water, and chemicals that come into the country. It makes sure they’re safe and gives them a certificate.
  5. Make rules and guides for making, selling, and using food, drugs, cosmetics, medical tools, bottled water, and chemicals.
  6. Register food, drugs, medical tools, bottled water, and chemicals.
  7. Control the quality of food, drugs, medical tools, bottled water, and chemicals that are sent out of the country and give them a certificate.
  8. Make and run labs and other places in different parts of Nigeria to do its jobs well.

How To Apply For The NAFDAC 2024/2025 Recruitment Exercise

The process is conducted through the online portal to apply for the NAFDAC (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control) 2024/2025 recruitment. Follow these steps for a smooth application:

  1. Go to the official NAFDAC website’s career page at Alternatively, you can directly access the “Working at NAFDAC” page using the link
  2. Navigate to the “Working at NAFDAC” page and click on the position you are interested in. Follow the instructions provided on this page.
  3. Access the application form and carefully fill in the required information. Ensure accuracy and completeness in your responses.
  4. Upload the necessary requirements and documents as outlined in the instructions. Prepare these documents beforehand to streamline the application process.
  5. Before submission, review the filled-out application form to confirm that all details are accurate. Once satisfied, submit your application through the portal.

NAFDAC Shortlisted Candidates – Is the List Out?

For now, the list containing the names of short-listed candidates has not been released. Candidates are advised to keep checking the NAFDAC Recruitment application portal to see if the shortlist has been released. Those who were shortlisted are advised to come with the following items:

  • Writing Materials
  • Means of Identification
  • Resume
  • Recent Passport Photographs
  • Writing Materials

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the full of NAFDAC?

NAFDAC means National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.

Who is the Director General of NAFDAC?

The director general of NAFDAC is Mojisola Adeyeye.

Who founded NAFDAC?

NAFDAC was founded by Ibrahim Babangida in 1993.

Who is the Chairman of NAFDAC?

The chairman of NAFDAC is Yusuf A. Suleiman (Dan Amar Sokoto).

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