NAFDAC Seizes ‘Unlawful Medicine’ Value Over N107m in FCT

NAFDAC Seizes ‘Unlawful Medicine’ Value Over N107m in FCT

NAFDAC Seizes ‘Unlawful Medicine’ Value Over N107m in FCT

The Nationwide Company for Meals and Drug Administration and Management (NAFDAC) says it has performed a raid on drug hawkers at motor parks and markets within the federal capital territory (FCT).

In a press release on X, the company mentioned operatives of its investigation and enforcement directorate acted on intelligence from the Division of State Providers (DSS) to hold out the raids.

NAFDAC mentioned its operatives seized unlawful medication estimated at over N107 million and arrested 20 suspects.

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“The operation coordinated by the Kaduna and Abuja I&E/FTF workplaces focused unlawful drug gross sales at Space 1 Motor Park, Dunamis Market Garki, Zuba Market, Nyanya Motor Park, and Asokoro over a two-day interval,” the assertion reads.

“In the course of the raid, the workforce arrested twenty suspects and confiscated over 50 wares of unlawful and harmful medication, together with Tramadol 225 mg, Rohypnol, Diazepam, Cod Amol, aphrodisiacs, and codeine syrups. The estimated avenue worth of the seized medication is over ₦107 million.

“The arrested people are beneath investigation, and all confiscated merchandise will likely be destroyed. This raid is a part of an ongoing effort to rid public areas of unlawful drug hawking and guarantee public security.”

Earlier this month, NAFDAC sealed greater than 5 beauty outlets within the Lagos Worldwide Commerce Honest Complicated for “promoting pretend merchandise”.

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