NDLEA arrests 109 suspects, seizes about 1,400 Kgs of illicit drugs in EkitiNigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


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The National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), Ekiti Command, says it arrested 109 suspected dealers on illicit drugs in the last 11 months in the state.

Mr Gaura Shadow, State Commander of NDLEA made the disclosure at a press briefing on Friday in Ado-Ekiti to mark the 2020 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking.

The annual event, which is usually celebrated on June 26 was instituted by the United Nation General Assembly.

Shadow also said that about 1,399.7 Kilogrammes of illicit drugs were seized by the command during the period under review.

He added that the suspects arrested included 89 males and 20 females.

According him, the 2020 commemoration with the theme: “Better Knowledge for Better Care,” and Hashtag: “#Facts for Solidarity,” was meant to address misinformation plaguing the fight against drug.

“May I use this opportunity to give you annual report of the command’s activities from July 2019 to June…

Source: Guardian Newspaper