Four people have been detained by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Kogi State, and 456.8 kilograms of illicit substances have been confiscated in just four days.
This was revealed on Tuesday in Lokoja by Abdulkadir Abdullahi-Fakai, the NDLEA state commander.
He stated: “The 456.8kg illicit drugs, including exol-5, codeine, and cannabis sativa, were seized between July 30 and August 3, within the jurisdiction of Kogi State.
“Out of the 456.8kg drugs seized, 229.8kg is cannabis sativa, 190kg is codeine and 20.6 kg is exol-5, all of which were intercepted by crack intelligence officers and forwarded to our head office in Abuja.
“The four suspects arrested will soon be charged to court for prosecution in accordance with the laws of the land.”
He was pleased with the cooperation between the NDLEA and other security organizations.