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In Nationwide Drug Joints/Routes Raid, NDLEA Intercepts Explosives, Another Meth Consignments

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted one Musa Muhammadu, with consignment of 32 pieces of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), being taken to bandits’ camp in Niger state.

Director of Media and Advocacy of the agency, Femi  Babafemi, in a statement issued on Sunday, said, the suspect was caught with the explosives on Monday, May 22, along Wawa road, Kainj, Niger state

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Agency, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), has ordered the immediate transfer of  the suspect to the military. 

In a similar nationwide raid on drug joints and routes across the country, NDLEA officers at the Directorate of Operations and General Investigation (DOGI), have intercepted another shipment containing 379 grams of methamphetamine substance concealed in false bottom of six black soap containers, packed in a carton containing local hand fans, heading to Cyprus in Europe.

The drugs were recovered at a courier company in Lagos.

This is coming barely a week after NDLEA operatives at the SAHCO export shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport lkeja Lagos intercepted a consignment of 30.10kg methamphetamine going to London, UK, 

Also in Adamawa state, “operatives on stop and search patrol along Michika Bazza road on Friday 26 May arrested a Cameroonian, Ndawai Emma Ngalou with a pair of Nigerian Army camourflage uniform bearing Sunday U and two ATM cards belonging to Turaki Mohammed and Ekene lzuegunam.

“Two ladies: Bilkisu Yusut, 33, and Kauna Katsina, 25, were on Monday 22″° May arrested in Ningi town, Bauchi state with 11,080 pills of tramadol, while Uche Shadrach, 22, was arrested with 20,480 pills of the same pharmaceutical opioid on Wednesday 24” May along Okene-Lokoja highway, Kogi state on his way from
Onitsha, Anambra state to Minna, Niger state.

“In the same vein, two suspects: Surajo Adamu and Muhammad Ali were arrested on Friday 26 May with 379,200 tablets of Diazepam in Alimosho area of Lagos, while the MMIA Command of the Agency took custody of 22 cartons of Tramadol 225mg weighing 1,144.30 kg and 12 cartons of Tramadol 120mg with a total weight of 320kg, all containing 2, 317, 400 pills transferred to the Agency by the Airport Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, on Thursday 25 May.

“In Delta state, NDLEA operatives supported by men drawn from the Nigerian Army, NSCDC and the Police on Wednesday 24” May raided the notorious Abbi town, Ndokwa West LGA where three suspects: Eunice Eneh, 52; Animan Ifeoma, 26, and
Chuks Webema Dennis, 35, were arrested with a total of 343.9kg cannabis recovered from them.

“A similar mop up operation in Bayelsa has led to the arrest of a wanted suspect, Ozoemena Egbochue, 38, at the Swali market in Yenagoa on Monday 22d May following the earlier arrest of his sales boy, Morgan Eredeowei with 11,748 pills of tramadol and diazepam.

“While commending the officers and men of the Agency across all Commands nationwide for their professionalism and synergy with other law enforcement agencies in the mop up operation, Marwa urged them to sustain the offensive action even after the Monday 29t May handover ceremonies.”



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