- The Borno state command of the NDLEA has uncovered 10,522 kilograms of a banned substance in Maiduguri
- The banned substance found in 183 giants bags was concealed in a warehouse
- A man identified as Modu Fanami was arrested in connection with the hard substance
Nigeria's anti-drug trafficking agency recently revealed that 10,522 kilograms of compressed Cannabis sativa was uncovered by the Borno state command.
According to Press Release Nigeria, the banned substance which was kept in 183 bags was seized from a warehouse in Maiduguri, Borno state capital after weeks of surveillance.
This information was disclosed by Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (Rtd.) who noted that the seizure is most likely to have links with Boko Haram insurgents and cartels.
The burst by Nigeria's anti-drug trafficking agency is the single largest seizure within northeastern states. The banned substance was found in a three-bedroom apartment and three-room boys’ quarters.
A man identified as Modu Fanami was arrested in connection with the hard substance.
Though Fanami lives with his wife and two children in the compound, he admitted that he served as the errand boy to the real owner of the drug business named Uche.
A manhunt has been launched by the anti-drug trafficking agency to arrest criminals. The agency also seized a car used for the consignment.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Anambra state command of the NDLEA arrested a suspected notorious drug dealer, Chimezie Okoye, in Awka, the state capital.
This was made known in a statement issued by the spokesman of the NDLEA in the state, Charles Odigie Efosa. He said Okoye, known as Don, operated around the “5” Decking area in Ifite Awka.
In other news, the NDLEA organized job aptitude tests nationwide and job recruitment is trending on social media for the wrong reasons. Photos and videos of job seekers scaling walls and jumping through windows to get to exams halls have surfaced on micro-blogging site, Twitter.
The massive crowd at all centers nationwide indicates the alarming number of unemployed youths in the county. In Kano, job seekers were seen scaling walls and jumping through windows to get into the exam halls.
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