NDLEA arrests 211 suspects, seizes 3,717.6kg of illicit drugs in Kebbi


 

The state Commandant, Alhaji Suleiman Jadi, made the disclosure on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi.

Jadi said that the command had, during the period under review, secured 20 convictions of offenders, with various jail terms while other cases were still pending at the Federal High Court in Birnin Kebbi.

“Within this period, 363.630 kg of cannabis sativa, 3354.009 kg of psychotropic substances; Tramadol 2387.039 kg and Cough syrup with Codeine 864.144 kg , were all removed from circulation.

“The command noticed that Tramadol was the highest drug seized during the period under review,” he said.
He said the command carried out sensitisation and general awareness campaigns to various target groups, including students, Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers, Artisans, medical and health.

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