NDLEA destroys 34,560 kg of drugs, substances in Ogun


NDLEA destroys 34,560 kg of drugs, substances in Ogun

By Ibironke Ariyo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has publicly destroyed over 34, 560 kilograms of hard drug in Ogun.

NDLEA Chairman, retired Col. Muhammad Abdallah disclosed this in a statement issued by head of public affairs of the agency, Mr Jonah Achema on Friday in Abuja.

Abdallah noted that 34,182 kg of the drug destroyed was cannabis sativa adding that the quantity of the drug had raised concern following the relative population of the state.

He said that others drug included 0.0554 Kg of Cocaine, 0.0734 Kg of Heroin, 0.003 Kg of Amphetamine, 68.984 Kg of Tramadol, 271.115 Kg of Codeine, 22.108 Kg of Diazepam and 16.605 Kg of other psychotropic substances were destroyed on Thursday Feb. 13.

He added that the drug was destroyed by burning it at a dump site, Oke-Diya, Shagamu, Ogun under the watch of the general public.

He said that the action was the combined efforts of Ogun command and…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria