Jane Omojokun

Jane Omojokun, the Managing Director/Lead Consultant of Nugata Consults Ltd, Lagos Nigeria, holds an M.Sc. degree in Industrial Microbiology. She was a government regulator at NAFDAC and is a GLOBALG.A.P. Licensed Farm Assurer and ISO 22000 Certified Lead Auditor (based on FSSC 22000).

She is a consultant to the National Codex Committee (NCC), the Food Industry, COLEACP and International Trade Centre (ITC). She offers technical support to operators in the food value chain particularly farmers and processors on Food Safety Management Systems; GLOBALG.A.P. requirements, regulatory affairs and application of cold storage systems to reduce post-harvest losses and enable export of competitive agricultural products.

Jane Omojokun was the Head of Regulatory Affairs, Food Safety & Codex Divisions at various periods in time at the National Agency for Food & Drug Administration & Control (NAFDAC) and participated in the meetings of the FAO/WHO international food standards-setting programme of the Codex Alimentarius Commission and its Committees. She was the World Health Organization (WHO) International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) Focal Point Officer for Nigeria and a member of the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Committee providing the periodic review of the Core Capacity 11 on Food Safety.

She is a member of the National Institute of Food Science & Technology (MNIFST).

Mrs. Omojokun participated in the production of the National Policy on Food Safety & Its Implementation Strategy (NPFSIS). She also attended the Africa Union-Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) Workshop in Addis Ababa as part of African food experts to produce the Structure and Functions of the African Union Food Safety Management Coordination Mechanism (AU- FSMCM) and also the AU-IBAR Workshop in Nairobi for improved participation of African countries in the activities of the WTO SPS Committee. She contributed to the WTO Trade Policy Review Mechanism (TPRM) for Nigeria and participated in the 3rd WTO Ministerial Conference in Seattle, Washington. She was the national coordinator that started off the Standard & Trade Development Facility Regional Total Diet Study (STDF-RTDS) Project in Sept 2014. Her published articles include “Regulation & Enforcement of Legislation on Food Safety in Nigeria”, Chapter 10: 251-268, Mycotoxin and Food Safety in Developing Countries Edited by Hussaini Anthony Makun, Copyright © 2013 InTech

Jane Omojokun received the NAFDAC (Registration & Regulatory Affairs Directorate) most Hardworking Officer Merit Award, Year 2012.

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