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NDLEA Seizes 272 KGS Of Cannabis Sativa, Nabs One Suspect In Osun



The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Osun State Command, Saturday announced that it has seized over 272 KGS of Cannabis Sativa and arrested one suspect in connection with it.
The State Commandant, Samuel Egbeola made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Saturday.

He said the 272 KGS Cannabis Sativa in nineteen sacks were seized on the 4th January at Ifewara town,  Atakunmosa East Local Government area  of the state.

He said “The intelligence on this seizure was given by good people of the state and we solicit for more of this from them.

“Investigation has commenced. We are always ready to achieve our mandate of making the state a drug free state.”

Emphasizing the agency’s commitment to making the state a crime free one, Egbeola re-assured people of the state that the agency would not rest on its oars until those involved in illicit drug operations were apprehended.

He called on members of the public to cooperate with the agency by always giving useful information that would lead to the arrest of anyone involved in India hemp plantations.

“We are appealing to the people of the state to always relate information on plantations, especially cannabis plantations to the NDLEA.

“Our office is always open, so people with useful information are always welcome at anytime so we can all work together in ensuring a drug free state.

“It is our mandate to rid the state of illicit drugs and this can only be made possible with the support and cooperation of the people.

“We also use this medium to solicit for the support of the press”, he said.

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