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NDLEA confiscates 34,030 kilogrammes of Cannabis in Ondo state



The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
has confiscated 34,030 kilograms of Cannabis sativa
in a warehouse in Akure following a tip-off – the
largest single seizure since the establishment of the
agency’s Command in Ondo state; Premium Times
The agency said that it acted on a tip-off on
suspicious activities at the Shagari Housing Estate
in the state capital.
‘The total weight of the seized drug is 34,030kg with
an estimated street value of 364 million naira,’ the
agency said in a statement.
NDLEA Ondo State commander, Ibrahim Abdul,
described the seizure as ‘massive.’
‘We began evacuation of the drugs since 4 a.m. with
twelve vehicles and the operation lasted over twelve
hours. As we speak, three sensitive operations
involving the destruction of cannabis plantation are
going on simultaneously,’ Ibrahim disclosed.
However, two suspects have been arrested in
connection to the drugs; Collins Nmor, 35, and
Godday Chibuzor, 27. The suspects are currently
assisting NDLEA investigators with useful

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