NDLEA lay siege on international drug traffickers exporting illicit consignments

NDLEA lay siege on international drug traffickers exporting illicit consignments
, seize cocaine , meth, codeine syrup in Làgos , Osun , Kano and Kogi
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)recently laid siege on international drug traffickers in their attempt to export illicit drug consignments. The traffickers met their Waterloo, when very agile , eagle eyed and sensitive officials of the NDLEA uncovered the large kilograms of cocaine and other illicit consignments of drug slated for exportation which included several kilogrammes of cocaine, methamphetamine and cannabis in three different states of the country.
Femi Babafemi, NDLEA’s spokesperson revealed this in a statement that operatives of the agency seized the consignments which were to be be exported London, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirate and New Zealand, through two major courier firms in Lagos.
Femi revealed how the die hard traffickers manipulate their concealments to beat security, he stated that some of the consignments were concealed in containers of body cream, tea bags, vehicle oil and air filters.
The anti- drug agency spokesman, stated further, that operatives of NDLEA on similarly arrested two suspects, Ibrahim Sulaiman and Muhammad Alhassan, in Kano State, while trying to export illicit consignment.
Narrating the incident, he said the suspects were arrested with 23kgs of diazepam tablets; 2kgs of codeine syrup and 32kgs of Exol 5 tablets, bringing the total weight to 57kgs.
“Earlier operatives of the Kano Command of the agency had arrested one Mizambilu Tijjani, with 64 kilograms of cannabis sativa.
“The operatives also arrested one victor Nsodikwa with 34 cartons of Pentazocine injection and one carton of Diazepam injection in Sabongari area of the city, ” he said.
He also said that NDLEA operatives in kogi seized a consignment containing 28.251kgs of Exol-5; 6.6kgs of Barcadin Codeine Syrup; over 38.532kgs of Tramadol, bringing the total drugs seized to 73.808kgs in Kogi.
In Osun, revealed that NDLEA’s operatives in Osun State command seized 130.518kgs of cannabis and 18grams of cocaine in Modakeke area of Ile-Ife.
He said the Chairman, NDLEA, retired, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, commended the officers and men of the agency and their counterparts in Kano, Kogi and Osun states for their gallantry .
“Marwa commended them for sustaining the heat on the cartels across the country.
“He urged them and their compatriots in other commands to intensify the offensive action against all merchants of death in Nigeria,” Femi Babafemi said.

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