An official of the NDLEA backing the digicam (File Photo)
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested a pregnant lady Eze Joy Chioma, who was caught with 1,442 kilograms of imported skunk.
The 27-year-old was arrested after her retailer and residential within the Ojo space of Lagos had been raided on Friday.
Another suspect, Michael Oroke was additionally nabbed with 29kg of illicit medicine in the identical location.
This was disclosed in a press release by the Director, Media & Advocacy, NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja, Femi Babafemi on Sunday.
According to the assertion, the day gone by (December sixteenth), operatives had equally raided a hideout within the Abule-Egba space of the state the place one Basset Emmanuel, Ezekwem Lawrence, Mohammed Aliyu, and Suwidi Isiaku had been arrested with 182,000 tablets of Tramadol 225mg.
In comparable raids throughout eight different states – Rivers, Kogi, Benue, Adamawa, Anambra, Edo, Ekiti and Ondo, over 4,000 kilograms of various illicit medicine had been seized.
On Saturday, December 18, throughout a routine cease and search train alongside Aba/Port Harcourt expressway, by Obigbo, operatives intercepted a consignment of Tramadol in a business Toyota Hiace bus, with a waybill addressed to 1 Shadrach Udechukwu.
A follow-up operation led to Udechukwu’s arrest and completely different portions of Heroin, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Cannabis Sativa, Tramadol, Exol-5, Swinol, and Diazepam recovered from him.
In Kogi State, one Timi Sunday was arrested with 95.945kg of hashish at Egba city, and Musa Sani with 10.5kg hashish alongside Okene-Lokoja freeway, whereas
Yaro Bala was arrested with 65kg hashish on the identical street.
No fewer than 20,000 capsules of Tramadol coming from Onitsha, Anambra state had been seized in Otukpo, Benue and a suspect arrested, whereas in Adamawa, a search operation in a home at Ajiya road, Jimeta led to the arrest of a feminine suspect, Maryam Yunusa with 16 pinches of Cocaine.
A raid at Success line, Marine trendy market, Onitsha led to the seizure of 234kg hashish and a suspect arrested, whereas in Edo state Francis Eferi was arrested in Okpuje, Owan west LGA with 481kg hashish and Emmanuel Amu with 81kg hashish at Sobe.
In Ekiti, 1,420kg hashish was recovered from Ara in Ikole LGA, whereas in Akure, Ondo state, operatives arrested one Mrs. Grace Henry in her residence at Itamo Igoba, with 573kg hashish. In different elements of the state, 450kg hashish was seized alongside Ipele-Idoani street, and 420.5kg hashish at Ogkogu camp, Ipele, each in Owo LGA.
Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa recommended the officers and males of the 9 state instructions for his or her resilience and charged them to not relent of their efforts within the anti-drug conflict within the nation.