NDLEA Arrest 95 Suspects In Oyo In Three Months

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The Oyo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 95 drug suspects, comprising 88 males and seven females, in the state between January and March 2021, just as the agency said it would continue to work to counter the menace of illicit drug abuse and trafficking in the state.

According to a statement made available to newsmen by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the agency, Mutiat Okuwobi, on Saturday, the suspects were arrested for dealing in Cannabis Sativa, tramadol, diazepam, cocaine and Rohypnol.

Okuwobi said: “We recorded the seizure of 580.4024kg of Cannabis and other narcotics and psychotropic substances worth N12.410,000.

“These include 306kg of cannabis sativa, which was seized by the Nigeria Customs Service but transferred to us in February 2021.”

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