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NAFDAC Nabs Unregistered Drug Hawkers, Confiscates N50m Illegal Drugs in Lagos Raid


National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has intensified its crackdown on drug hawkers operating in the Apapa area and its environs in Lagos State.

The operation, spearheaded by NAFDAC’s Investigation & Enforcement Directorate, is part of the agency’s ongoing campaign to curb the illicit distribution and sale of unauthorized pharmaceuticals.

During the recent raid, numerous drug hawkers were apprehended, and a large cache of illicit drugs was seized.

Among the confiscated items were aphrodisiacs, narcotic substances such as tramadol, antibiotics, and various over-the-counter medications.

The combined street value of the seized drugs is estimated to be approximately Fifty Million Naira.

The individuals apprehended in connection with the illegal drug trade will face prosecution.

Furthermore, the seized drugs are slated for destruction.

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