4.9million tramadol capsules intercepted at Onne Port
. As NDLEA seizes 218.6kg skunk in Adamawa, Ondo
Efforts by the Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company, NDLEA to dam entry and availability of illicit substances have once more led to the interception of a container bearing 4,996,200 capsules of tramadol weighing 2,498.2 kilogrammes on the Onne port, Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
The seizure of the illicit drug hid in 1,387 cartons on Tuesday, 18th Could, 2021 adopted a joint examination by NDLEA operatives and Customs personnel on a container marked MRKU 0764717, which had since been on the Agencys watch record.
In the meantime, a 42-year-old Muntari Hamidu has been arrested in Nyibango, Jimeta, Yola, Adamawa state with 13 sacks of hashish sativa weighing 166kg. That is simply as 35-year-old Sani Musa was nabbed with16.1kg of skunk at Ngurore, Yola South LGA of the state. Each have been arrested on Sunday 16th Could, 2021.
On the identical day, a staff of NDLEA operatives from Ondo State Command additionally arrested one James Godspower with 36.5kg of hashish sativa in Faloye, Ogbese, Akure North LGA of Ondo State.
Chairman/Chief Government of NDLEA, Brig. Common Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) in his response, lauded the renewed synergy between the Company and different safety companies in its operations, at the same time as he recommended the officers and males of the Port Harcourt Port Command, in addition to these of Adamawa and Ondo state Instructions for his or her resilience and dedication to work, whereas charging them to stay vigilant.
Director, Media & Advocacy
NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja
Wednesday 19th Could, 2021