EDO: NDLEA seizes 5.49 tonnes of suspected cannabis in 2 days
EMERGENCY DIGEST- The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command, says it has seized 5,492 Kilogrammes of substance suspected to be cannabis sativa within two days in the state.
Mr. Buba Wakawa, state Commander of the agency, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Benin on Thursday.
Wakawa said that the seizures were made from two concealed warehouses discovered by the personnel of the command in two communities across two Local Government Areas of the state.
He explained that on Nov. 23, acting on credible intelligence, personnel of the agency stormed a storage facility at Uzzeba in Owas West Local Government Area in the state and evacuated 107 bags of suspected Cannabis Sativa weighing 1,240 Kilogrammes, (1.240 tonnes)
“Then on Nov. 24, the command discovered another concealed warehouse at Uhiere village in Ovia North East Local Government Area.