The Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has confirmed the seizure of 851.027 kilogrammes of a psychotropic substances including: Tramadol and Codeine syrup.
The state commander of the agency, Haruna Gagara, who disclosed this to newsmen in Akure, the state capital, also revealed that the command confiscated 30,618 tonnes of cannabis sativa, with five hectares of Indian Hemp farm destroyed.
Gagara added that three single barrel guns and one pump action rifle were recovered during the raid where the harmful drugs were uncovered during the phase 1 of its “Operation Ijo Oloogbo” (Cat Dance) in the state.
The NDLEA boss added ahead of the 2019 general elections, the command is determined to rid every nook and cranny of the state of hard drugs by chasing drug barons out of the state.
Gagara further stated that as part of efforts aimed at creating a drug-free society, a total of five suspects have been referred for counselling from the agency’s Supply Reduction Unit, SRU.
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