- NAFDAC has reportedly raided the facility of a skin bleaching professional
- The attention of the agency had been drawn to the facility after a video of a bleaching process went viral
- At the time the video surfaced, Nigerians were outraged by the length to which ladies go to have a fair skin
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has reportedly raided the facility of a skin bleaching professional. It was gathered that the facility belongs to the lady behind a viral bleaching video.
Legit.ng had reported that a lady, who described herself as a bleaching expert, had taken to social media to brag about her work after Nigerians condemned a viral bleaching video she was responsible for.
The viral video showed a lady sitting inside a water-filled bath. The water seemed to contain some sort of chemical that completely bleached the lady's skin.
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On Wednesday, December 4, the bleaching professional's facility was raided by NAFDAC. It was gathered that the viral bleaching video had brought the attention of the agency to the lady.
In a video shared online, the officials of the agency were seen removing products from the facility to carry out a quality test at their office.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported some months ago that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control advised Nigerians against the use of bleaching or skin whitening chemicals because they could lead to cancer and kidney malfunction.
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