Pharmacy Council investigates Fella Makafui for unlicensed drug advice on body enhancement products

Pharmacy Council investigates Fella Makafui for unlicensed drug advice on body enhancement products

He Ghana Pharmacy Council has revealed that popular social media influencer and actress Fella Makafui is under investigation for providing unlicensed advice on the use of drugs to enhance body parts.

According to the council, Makafui has been secretly monitored for several months, with numerous accusations piling up against her.

Amaning Danquah, Acting Registrar of the Pharmacy Council, said Asaase News that the council has gathered compelling evidence suggesting Makafui’s involvement in the sale of unregistered drugs, and has told its audience to use these drugs without concrete evidence of their effects.

Danquah emphasized that enforcement of regulations is an ongoing process. “It’s not a one-day activity,” he said.

“The current arrest was not part of the previous enforcement actions we took at the Accra Mall. We will continue to ensure compliance with the law.”

The allegations against Makafui go beyond the sale of unregistered drugs. She is also accused of participate falsely advertising and dissemination of advertisements not approved by the Food and Drug Authority (FDA).

“We are particularly concerned about people hiding under the guise of practicing herbal medicine to evade regulations,” Dr. Danquah said.

“The practice of medicine and pharmacy is strictly regulated and “We will not allow anyone to circumvent these regulations.”

When asked if the public arrests and revelations of popular figures like Makafui They are intended To serve as a deterrent, Dr. Danquah acknowledged the potential impact but clarified the council’s primary focus.

“Our objective is Not only set an example for outstanding people but ensure fairness and compliance. Have “Businesses in this country pay taxes and fees to the council, and it is unfair for unregistered entities to operate without adhering to the same standards.”

The Pharmacy Council urges citizens to be alert and verify the legitimacy of pharmaceutical products before buying them.

They also remember the influencers of your responsibility Comply with legal and ethical standards when promoting products.

friend Makafui has yet to make a public statement regarding these allegations.

Report by Caleb Ahinakwah in Accra

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