Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a 45-year-old Yusuf Yahaya.
Nigeriacrime.com learned that Yusuf Yahaya was arrested on Christmas Eve along Lagos-Ilorin expressway with 31.00kg of compressed cannabis in a commercial bus coming from Ibadan, Oyo state to Kebbi State.
Preliminary investigation revealed that he supplies illicit drugs to bandits in Kebbi and Zamfara axis.
The Commands across the country balanced their drug supply reduction operations with War Against Drug Abuse, WADA, advocacy campaigns in schools, markets, worship centres and communities.
Some of these include WADA sensitisation lecture organised by Kano state command of NDLEA in collaboration with Kibiya LGA and District Head of Kibiya; WADA sensitisation lecture for students and staff of Ansar-ud-deen Grammar School, Surulere, Lagos as well as WADA advocacy lecture for Muslim faithful at Iworo Central Mosque, Ajido Olorunda LCDA, Lagos state, among others.
While commending the efforts of the officers and men of MMIA, Yobe, Kano, Kwara and Imo Commands of the Agency for jobs well done in the past week, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) tasked them and their compatriots nationwide not to rest on the achievements of 2023.
He charged the. to continue to raise the bar in their offensive action against drug barons and cartels with an equipoise of intense WADA advocacy campaigns in the new year.
He wished all officers and men as well as their families, stakeholders and the general public a rewarding and fulfilling new year.