NDLEA seizes 1184.995kg of illicit drugs in Oyo, secures 27 convictions

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By Adeola Badru

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Oyo State mentioned it has seized 1184.995kg of varied narcotic medication, psychotropics, one native pistol, one Jackknife, one cartridge and secured twenty-seven convictions within the state between January and June 23, including that the breakthrough adopted the company’s synergy with different safety outfits.

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The NDLEA State Commander, Mrs. Josephine Obi, made the disclosure yesterday in an interview with Vanguard in Ibadan.

She additional mentioned that the company gave transient intervention to thirty-five individuals who had been utilizing illicit medication whereas seven others had been presently present process rehabilitation.

Obi mentioned: “Three more were admitted this year while five of them have been discharged.”

The commander urged these indulging in arduous medication to shun the act as a result of it may destroy their future, stressing that the company had renewed its vigour and methods in direction of tackling drug challenges in all elements of the state.

She additional mentioned: “For those who have people using drugs, don’t abandon or victimize them because it is not the end of life. They can come to NDLEA for advice so as to assist them in the rehabilitation process.”

“NDLEA is always available for any organization, school, and individual for enlightenment on the dangers of hard drugs and their effects.”

She assured members of the general public that the company would maintain its crackdown on the illicit drug market.

“We will ensure that the agency did not only disrupt the activities of those behind the heinous drug crime but will dismantle their networks and defeat them ultimately,” Obi assured.


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