In Nigeria, thousands of young people are addicted to codeine cough syrup. But who makes this syrup? And who sells it to Nigeria’s students, Nigeria’s youth?
The BBC went undercover to investigate and an Emzor sales rep just got caught in illegal codeine sale.
The Emzor Sales Reps was caught selling bottles of codeine illegally to the undercover reporters who posed as drug dealers.
The reporters received the shock of their lives when the Emzor rep sold 60 bottles of codeine to them adding that anything he sold to them was fresh from the ‘oven’.
The BBC documentary also revealed that in two Nigerian states alone, over 3 million bottles were consumed every day.
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