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PHARMACISTS BOARD OF NIGERIA v. FRANKLIN ADEGBESOTE

(1986) JELR 42605 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.68/1986  •  28 Nov 1986  •  Nigeria

Coram
ANDREWS OTUTU OBASEKI JSC; KAYODE ESO JSC; AUGUSTINE NNAMANI JSC; MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS JSC; SALIHU MODIBBO ALFA BELGORE JSC;

Judgement

BELGORE, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Court on the 29th of September, 1986, dismissed this appeal and reserved its reasons for doing so. I now give my reasons.

The respondent, Franklin Adegbesote is a pharmacist registered under Poisons and Pharmacy Act Cap 152 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1958 as amended by section 17 of the Pharmacists Act (No. 26 of 1964). He was brought before the Pharmacists Disciplinary Committee (hereinafter called the Committee) accused of professional wrongdoing of infamous conduct. Earlier on there was a report to this Committee by the body known as Pharo macists Investigating Panel which conducted the preliminary investigation into the grounds of the alleged infamous conduct which revealed the display of the respondent's annual licence at a shop named Figa Pharmaceutical Chemists at 49 Akeju/Dabiri Street. Shomolu, Lagos State. Originally the respondent was charged with the display of photocopies of the same licence in many other plac…

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