The agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Lagos State Command, on Friday third May, 2019, captured a 20 feet compartment loaded down with hard medications worth over N20m which was passed on with a MAN Diesel truck.
The truck with Registration No. JJJ 959 XN, loaded down with 150 sacks of Cannabis Sativa, with road estimation of about N20 million Naira, weighing 2.139 tons, was hidden in phony compartment of the truck.
Two male suspects, Monday Michael, the driver, 46, and Alex Adieli, his conductor, 43, were likewise secured on their way from Ondo State to Lagos.
As indicated by the Acting State Commander, Barr. Frederick Ezeorah, the accomplishment was because of insight accumulated over some stretch of time on the crimes of the above named people who had practical experience in bringing such illegal substances into Lagos State.
One of the suspects, amid cross examination by NDLEA officers, said he has been in the unlawful dealings for a considerable length of time without being gotten. He spoke to NDLEA to be left free as a bird as he will halt from the business.
Barr. Ezeorah said that the outcomes of dealing in illegal medications and maltreatment of risky substances must be the worry of each good natured Nigerian as the impact knows no bound and anyone can be a casualty of its perilous wellbeing and mental ramifications, viciousness and its related violations.
The administrator while recognizing the agents who captured the presumes depicted the seizure as a panacea for harmony and positive advance towards destroying drugs from flow.
“The NDLEA will keep on working indefatigably by uniting on the increases recorded in the battle against revolt and different violations.
“Over 2.139 huge amounts of cannabis would have been taken to Lagos notwithstanding the opportune capture by men of this direction.”
“A few violations are executed affected by medications like cannabis and the Agency won’t rest until the issue of cannabis development, dealing and utilization are definitely diminished”.
He said NDLEA has proclaimed an all out war against unlawful medications and guaranteed to convey satisfactory assets towards observing, block attempt and capture of vendors and shoppers.
The NDLEA Lagos State Command is thusly requesting the participation of the overall population and other security offices to furnish the order with such classified and solid data about those vendors of death in order to make Lagos State a wrongdoing free state for the benefit of all.