Nigeria: NDLEA captures three Kwara drug dealers

Nigeria: NDLEA captures three Kwara drug dealers

By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria

The Kwara State Command of the National Drug Law  Enforcement Agenc has captured three men supposedly famous for the stockpile of unlawful drugs in various areas of the state.

Talking with journalists in Ilorin, the state capital, on Tuesday on endeavors pointed toward diminishing the stockpile of hard drugs, the state leader of the NDLEA, Mohammed Ibrahim, said the capture was made in one week or less.

Ibrahim, who portrayed one of the thought drug dealers, Nwankwo Guiltless, as a significant provider of psychotropic substances in the state capital, added that two different suspects, Solomon Sonowo and Abubakar Tijani, were captured for drug-related offenses.

He said, “In the previous week, the order blocked 4kg of pot sativa which is Indian hemp, meth and methamphetamine from one Solomon Sonowo matured 24 at Bode Saadu, in the Moro Nearby Government Region of the state.

“Abubakar Tijani, matured 33, was likewise captured at Bode Saadu with 14kg of weed sativa.

“There was additionally a capture of one of the significant merchants of psychotropic medications in Kwara State, who gave his name as Chidi Godwin. He was captured last year with a name given as Chidi Jonathan. The improvement stimulated our advantage to dig further with a visit to his home and figured out that his genuine name is Nwankwo Blameless. He’s a famous provider of psychotropic substances in the state. He has no shop, implying that he is definitely not an enlisted patent medication vender.

“He sends his transfer from Lagos State and the merchandise were blocked on August 12. He was called to come and gather his transfer. He was captured from that point. The displays incorporate tramadol weighing 1.95Kg, Diazapham of 2.95Kg and 179 grams of Pentazocine.”

The NDLEA supervisor said the suspect had been in the business for quite some time, adding that “his capture will cut the stock and accessibility of psychotropic substances inside the state.”

He said the three suspects would be charged after the examination.

He mourned that an examination of medication seizure and capture of suspects among January and June 2023 showed that 85% of suspects fell between the ages of 14 and 40 years.

He added that 89% of those that go through brief guiding and recovery in the war room were in a similar age section.

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