NDLEA Arrests 127 Drug Traffickers in Adamawa, 88 in Sokoto

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No fewer than 88 drug traffickers have been arrested by the operatives of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Sokoto.
NDLEA Commandant in the state, Mr. Yakubu Kibo, disclosed that 88 suspects were arrested last year with drug abuse and trafficking.
Kibo added that command seized a total of 898. 885 kg which included cannabis sativa or marijuana of 857.267 kg, psychotropic substance of 14.733kg and cough syrup of 24.885kg.”
He said that the Federal High Court, Sokoto, convicted three offenders added that more convictions are expected this year.
The NDLEA also said 127 drug suspects were arrested in Adamawa with 34 convictions last year.
The agency said it In order to reduce the use of drugs, it engages in enlightenment campaigns in schools and communities on the bad effects of drug abuse and the consequences of illicit drug businesses in the country.

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