Having collected 3,400 kilograms of illicit drugs, mostly cannabis and Indian hemp, the NDLEA boss stated that his command will not relent in its efforts to arrest drug dealers.
According to Fagge, 3,400 kilograms of illicit drugs, mostly cannabis and Indian hemp, were discovered with the suspects with the time period.
He added that some of the suspects have been charged and convicted, while others are in the process of court arraignment.
Most of the suspects were arrested during raids and mop-ups by the men of the agency, the Daily Post reports.
He said, “within this period, 25 suspects have been successfully convicted while over 40 cases are at various stages of prosecution.”
“Last week, specifically on Wednesday, we are at area J4 Forest Reserves and with the collaboration of the state Ministry of Forestry, we were able to destroy 18 Nurseries of Indian hemp.
“We achieve this feat based on the logistics and resources available at our disposal.”
The NDLEA boss also stated that the agency will not relent in its efforts to combat drug trafficking within the state.