NAFDAC Seizes ₦50m Illegal Drugs in Lagos Raid

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has recently carried out a raid targeting drug sellers in Apapa, Lagos and nearby areas as part of its efforts to tackle the distribution and vending of unauthorised drugs.

This was made known in a statement shared on the agency’s X account on Friday.

The statement said, “NAFDAC’s Investigation ans Enforcement Directorate recently conducted a targeted raid on drug hawkers operating in the Apapa area and its surroundings as part of its ongoing efforts to combat the distribution and sale of unauthorised pharmaceuticals.

“Numerous hawkers were apprehended during the operation, and a wide range of illicit drugs were confiscated, including aphrodisiacs, narcotic substances (including tramadol), antibiotics, and over-the-counter medications.

“The combined street value of the seized drugs amounts to approximately N50m.”