Operatives of the National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a medical physician, Jane Chioma Ofoma, for promoting biscuits produced with Cannabis Sativa for her on-line catering service, Omachi’s kitchen.
Ofoma was arrested on Saturday, nineteenth June 2021, when operatives of the Edo state command of NDLEA stormed her operational base in Auchi.
After arresting her, 94 items of cookies produced with Cannabis Sativa have been seized from her
During interrogation, the 26-year-old graduate of medication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, confessed that she baked the cookies with ‘skunk’.
Skunk is high-potency hashish constructed from unpollinated hashish vegetation which naturally include larger ranges of THC.
THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is the substance that offers leisure customers the ‘stoned’ emotions they search from the drug, however also can trigger nasty unwanted effects, together with paranoia and hallucinations.
Also, 30-year-old Emmanuel Ehiramhen of 10 Egan Street, Ekpoma, Edo State was arrested by the company for dealing in crack cocaine.
In the identical vein, a 52-year-old ex-military officer, Sergeant Ibrahim Musa was caught in Kwara State with 12.167 kilogrammes of Arizona (hashish Sativa), 4g of cocaine, and 25g of flunitrazepam, Vanguard stories.
The suspect was nabbed on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Oke-Odo, Tanke space of Ilorin, on the level of supply.
According to stories, Musa had simply arrived from Lagos to produce his prospects.
Musa who labored within the upkeep division at Abati Army Barracks, Lagos, from the place he was deployed to 117 Battalion in Chibok, Borno State earlier than he abandoned, had arrived in Ilorin in firm together with his spouse, Basirat Musa.
Musa revealed throughout interrogation that whereas in Chibok, he bought the connection of a provider of Arizona (Cannabis) and different medication in Lagos.
He mentioned instantly he abandoned the Army in October 2020, he rapidly contacted the unidentified individual.
Musa mentioned he determined to enter the illicit drug enterprise to allow him to fend for his two wives and three youngsters.
The suspect revealed that the newest journey was his second journey to Ilorin to ship the medication and that he determined to journey with certainly one of his wives who was not conscious of his mission to Ilorin.
Reacting to the arrests, Chairman/CEO of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (rtd), recommended the Edo and Kwara state instructions of the company for his or her vigilance and dedication to the objective of ridding Nigeria of the menace of illicit drug trafficking and abuse.