By Tekedia Editors May 6, 2011 2 Comments


This is a very great one. Nigerians playing at the highest league. This couple has their drug firm listed in the stock exchange in North America.


Every week CNN International’s African Voices highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities, exploring the lives and passions of people who rarely open themselves up to the camera. This week we profile Nigerian scientists Amina and Isa Odidi, founders of Intellipharmaceutics.

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(CNN) — Partners in life and in work, leading Nigerian scientists Amina and Isa Odidi are changing the face of pharmaceuticals.  While raising five children, the Canadian-based couple founded Intellipharmaceutics, pioneering an innovative drug delivery system. The technology allows patients to take a drug once instead of many times a day, making it easier for them to manage and comply with doctors’ orders.


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  1. I was just informed about you and your wife by a on the great achievements you so far made in IntelliPharmaceutics when we were going for a colleague’s wedding last week. it is quite interesting and i am happy for you being a Nigerian.

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