A 20-year-old man, Mansur Bashir of Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory, on Friday pleaded guilty to dealing on cannabis sativa.

Bashir was arraigned before a Federal High Court, Abuja, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for being in possession of 400 grammes of cannabis sativa.

The accused took his plea in Hausa language through an interpreter.

He was alleged to have committed the offence in the Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory in August.

The prosecuting counsel, Mrs S.I. Mark prayed the court for a date to review the case in view of the guilty plea entered by the defendant.

Mark also prayed the court to remand the defendant in prison custody pending the review.

The Presiding Judge, Justice Okon Abang adjourned the matter till Nov. 23 for the review of the facts.