The Company’s Director Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a assertion made on hand to the Recordsdata Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.
Babafemi acknowledged the suspect, who hailed from Dallawa metropolis, Agadez, Niger Republic, used to be arrested on Thursday with 10 pallets of skunk in Jebba, Niger.
In step with him, he had brought into Nigeria, hides and pores and skin from Niger Republic to sell in Lagos.
During interrogation, the suspect claimed he sold his items for N300,000 in Lagos and ragged the fund to take 10 pallets of skunk at N25,000 every.
“He used to be on his manner abet to Niger Republic via the North West where he sells medicine to bandits when he used to be intercepted in Jebba, ” he acknowledged.
Babafemi acknowledged that the arrest used to be a extra confirmation of the nexus between drug abuse and security challenges in components of the nation.
In another pattern, NDLEA operatives in an operation backed by troopers in Ondo Bid, bask in known and destroyed three dapper hashish farms measuring 95 hectares, positioned at Ogbese wooded field.
The Commander of the NDLEA in Ondo reveal, Haruna Gagara, acknowledged that even supposing no arrest used to be made in the midst of the operations, investigations had since commenced to apprehend the homeowners of the farms.
Furthermore, operatives of the agency in Kogi intercepted and seized 116.1kilogramme of hashish at a patrol point along Okene-Lokoja parkway.
The Commander, NDLEA, Kogi, Mr Alfred Adewunmi, acknowledged the suspect, who used to be arrested with the illicit drug, claimed he got them from Edo and used to be heading to Kaduna reveal.
Adewumi acknowledged the drug used to be concealed in sacks of rooster wastes loaded in a Mercedes-Benz 814 Truck with registration amount: Taraba XA 366 ARD.
In his response, Chairman, NDLEA, retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, counseled the commanders, males and officers of the three instructions for their commitment to rid their areas of responsibility of illicit medicine.