The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned the public against taking tea from vendors popularly known as Maishayi.
Speaking in an interview on Monday, NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, aid Maishayi vendors now mix intoxicating drugs in the tea they serve to customers.
Mentioning the drugs as tramadol, Vieteling, Marijuana and others, Adeyeye stated that people could lose their life after taking the tea.
“In the US, lots of people are dying because of these medicines. How can such medicines mix with palm wine in the name of getting high in Nigeria?
“There are some medicines you cannot take if you have cardiovascular problems,’’ she said.
She also warned Nigerians against taking certain drugs in the name of power enhancement.