The NDLEA captures suspected drug smugglers in Yobe.
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested two suspected drug traffickers in Yobe State.
This is was disclosed in a notification of arrest and seizure made available to newsmen on Thursday by the Command’s Principal Staff Officer Media and Advocacy, Ramatu SB.
The arrested suspects include 26-year-old Gapchiya Modu who was discovered to be in possession of 80 blocks of dried weed suspected to be cannabis sativa weighing 60kg.
He was intercepted during a stop and search operation along Kano-Nguru Road.
Another suspect, Suleiman Mohammed, 37, was also arrested for being in possession of cannabis sativa weghing 5.0kg.
“On the 5th of September, 2023, a team of strike force officers of NDLEA Damaturu, while on stop and search operation intercepted one Suleiman Mohammed, 37 years old “M” for being in possession of 5 Blocks of dried weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa weghing 5.0kg,” the notice released by the anti-narcotic agency said.
The Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) recently charged officers and men of the agency to remain steadfast in their efforts to ensure that drug demand and supply are reduced to the barest minimum across the country.