NDLEA seizes 456.8kg of drugs in Kogi, arrest four


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Kogi State, has arrested four suspects while 456.8 kilogrammes of illicit drugs were seized in four days.

The state Commander of NDLEA, Abdulkadir Abdullahi-Fakai, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lokoja.

He said, “The 456.8kg illicit drugs, including exol-5, codeine, and cannabis sativa, were seized between July 30 and August 3, within the jurisdiction of Kogi State.

“Out of the 456.8kg drugs seized, 229.8kg is cannabis sativa, 190kg is codeine and 20.6 kg is exol-5, all of which were intercepted by crack intelligence officers and forwarded to our head office in Abuja.

“The four suspects arrested will soon be charged to court for prosecution in accordance with the laws of the land.”

He expressed satisfaction with the synergy between the NDLEA and other security agencies.

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