Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), in Yobe State have arrested and recovered illicit drugs from two suspected drug traffickers in the state.
Femi Babafemi, Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, disclosed this in a statement indicating that the arrest was part of successes recently recorded by the agency in its renewed drug war in the country.
“In Gadaka village of Fika LGA, Yobe State, operatives arrested one Hassan Usman with a total of 22, 110 tablets of Tramadol, D5 and Exol 5”, the Babafemi said.
He noted that the anti-narcotics operatives in Yobe State apprehended one Ali Mohammed in a commercial vehicle coming from Kano to Maiduguri with 40 blocks of cannabis weighing 33kg.
“Also arrested on the Kano-Maiduguri route was a driver, Ibrahim Khalil Idris with 60 packets of Tramadol, all on Tuesday 12th April”, he added.
According to Femi Babafemi, the NDLEA Chairman, Mohamed Buba Marwa commended the officers and men of various Commands for disrupting desperate attempts by drug cartels to traffic dangerous drugs into Nigeria and across the country.