NAFDAC seize over N107 worth of illicit drugs in Abuja

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized over N107 million worth of illicit and dangerous drugs from motor parks and markets across Abuja.

According to a statement yesterday via X, the agency’s Investigation & Enforcement/Federal Task Force Directorate, acting on intelligence from the Department of State Services (DSS), conducted raids targeting drug hawkers at multiple locations, including Area 1 Motor Park, Dunamis Market Garki, Zuba Market, Nyanya Motor Park, and Asokoro over two days.

The agency reported that 20 suspects were arrested and over 50 wares of illegal and dangerous drugs were confiscated, including Tramadol 225mg, Rohypnol, Diazepam, Cod Amol, aphrodisiacs, and codeine syrups.

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“During the raid, the team arrested 20 suspects and confiscated over 50 wares of illegal and dangerous drugs, including Tramadol 225mg, Rohypnol, Diazepam, Cod Amol, aphrodisiacs, and codeine syrups. The estimated street value of the seized drugs is over N107 million.

“The arrested individuals are under investigation, and all confiscated products will be destroyed. This raid is part of an ongoing effort to rid public spaces of illegal drug hawking and ensure public safety,” the statement read

The operation, which was coordinated by the Kaduna and Abuja I&E/FTF offices, is part of an ongoing effort to rid public spaces of illegal drug hawking and ensure public safety.

“The arrested individuals are under investigation, and all confiscated products will be destroyed,” the statement added.

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