Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (Ndlea)
Products valued at N3.5bn have been destroyed by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. The destroyed products included tramadol, codeine, fake medicines and smuggled Brazilian sugar.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed that youths in Adamawa now use human urine, dry plantain, pawpaw leaves, and burnt tyres to get intoxicated. The agency urged the public to unite against the trend.
The abuse of narcotics can lead to negative effects mentally, financially and physically. Apart from one becoming an addict, the negative effects cannot be fully quantified. Cheryl Lenyard recently shared some beautiful photos.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said that the influx of Tramadol into the country may soon cause a drug abuse epidemic. The agency said that drug traffickers are to blame for the increase of the pill.
The destruction was supervised by the director general of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye and the Area Controller, Mohammed Aliyu. He said the destruction was legal.
A viral video hits the social media showing a Ghanaian young man shutting down after overdosing on Tramadol. The young man was seen trying to wedge himself from falling down with an iron pole as he was gradually bending backwards.