The NDLEA has released a report that Anambra State has the highest number of fake drug producers.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has made a damning verdict where it indicted Anambra State as the state with the highest number of fake drug producers.
According to the state Commander of the drug bursting agency, Sule Momodu, Anambra takes the lead in the production of illicit drugs with methamphetamine identified as the most common illegal drug produced there.
Momodu also said that the spate of drug abuse, trafficking and production in the state is quite alarming with seven out of every 10 arrested traffickers coming from the state, according to statistics.
He further disclosed that the anti-drug abuse and trafficking agency arrested at least 122 drug suspects between January and June this year with 114 of them men, and eight women.
A total of 110.624kg of illicit drug was seized during the period under review with cannabis sativa known as marijuana topping with 107.26kg.
Other seizures were cocaine, 138.2 grammes, heroine, 100.54grammes, liquid methamphetamine 2.615kg and solid methamphetamine 510 grammes.