NAFDAC Cracks Down on Drug Hawkers in Apapa, Lagos State.


NAFDAC’s Investigation & 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 Fifty Million Naira (₦50,000,000.00).
The individuals arrested will be prosecuted accordingly, and the confiscated drugs are slated for destruction.