As indicated by The PUNCH, the agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have captured a Brazil-based street pharmacist, Okafor Okwudili Moses, over 2.55 kilograms of cocaine recuperated from a latrine at the E-Arrival corridor of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos.
Chief, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja, Femi Babafemi, in an assertion on Sunday, said the medication was found in the latrine of the air terminal on Friday, November 12 after it was unloaded there by a frightened dealer of being gotten by opiate officials situated at the air terminal.
“The next day, Saturday thirteenth November, the genuine proprietor of the transfer, Okafor showed up at the air terminal from Brazil by means of an Ethiopian Airlines flight and was speedily captured. While being met in guardianship, he affirmed he is the proprietor of the held onto unlawful medication,” the NDLEA said in the assertion.
The Agency likewise said over 6,043.857 kilograms of grouped illegal medications were recuperated in five provinces of Adamawa, Ondo, Ekiti, Edo and Ebonyi with multiple hectares of weed ranches annihilated in activities it did.
“A presumed counterfeit security specialist, Abdullahi Mohammed, who professed to serve in one of the security arrangements in Mubi, Adamawa state was captured with four squares of Cannabis Sativa weighing 4kg along Bazza-Michika street. Along these lines, four different suspects were captured at various areas in Jimeta, Yola North LGA, with grouped substances, for example, Cannabis, Diazepam, Exol-5 and Tramadol tablets.
“In Ondo state, three people: Alabi Idowu; Oluwatomipe Olorundare and Finity Sunday were captured on Monday fifteenth November and a sum of 2,771kgs of Cannabis recuperated from them at Oke Ogun camp, Ipele, Owo LGA, while 59-year-old Mrs. Joy Peter was seized with over 39kg marijuana and Tramadol tablets on Wednesday seventeenth Nov.
“Along these lines, more than 2, 832kg of medications were seized and multiple hectares of marijuana ranches annihilated in pieces of Ekiti state. While 2,582kg of Cannabis was recuperated on Tuesday sixteenth November from Itapaji timberland, Ipao, Ikole LGA, 250kg was seized from Ise woodland, Ise-Orun LGA where the pot ranch was likewise annihilated on Thursday eighteenth Nov.
“In Ebonyi, 29-year-old Ivoh Chukwuemeka joined by his better half Ogbonna Peace, 18, was captured along Enugu-Abakaliki freeway with 20.357kg pot on Friday nineteenth Nov. Likewise, 377.5kg weed was seized from something like two suspects: Lucky Okhian and Aaron Monday in Owan West LGA just as Okpokhumi woodland in Owan East LGA of Edo State,” the assertion read.
The Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) lauded the officials and men engaged with the tasks across the orders for supporting the hotness on drug cartels in the country.
“We are demonstrating to the trouble makers and dealers of death that we won’t remain a stride in front of them yet two stages in this game, and this we should support as we plan to go into the new year,” Marwa said