NDLEA seizes 2,767kg of hard drugs, arrests 336 suspects in Yobe

Africa Press-Nigeria:

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Yobe State Command said in its effort to address drug abuse and trafficking, it has confiscated 2,767 kilogrammes of hard drugs from 2017 to date.

The NDLEA Yobe State Commander, Mr. Apeh Reuben, disclosed this on Friday in Damaturu, while addressing newsmen in commemoration of ‘United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’.

Reuben said “From 2017 to date, the command made arrests of 336 suspects and out of which 72 were convicted.

“And 264 were counseled and released to their families as investigation revealed that they are users, and 2,767 kilograms of hard drugs were also seized within the period”, he said.


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