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NDLEA arrests two ex-convicts for drug trafficking


KANO State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended two ex-convicts for allegedly smuggling dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis sativa. 

  The suspects were caught along Emir Road, Sabon Gari, Kano with a dark green Mercedes Benz Car with registration number AA809AJG containing compressed 104 blocks of Cannabis sativa weighing 66kgs.

   NDLEA Kano Commander, Mr. Ahmadu Garba while confirming the arrests and seizure gave the names of the unrepentant drug traffickers as Ejike Martins, 53, and ThankGod Obums, 35. According to Ahmadu, “we responded swiftly to an intelligence report on the duo and when we got to their location at Emir Road, they were found to be in possession of compressed cannabis with a total weight of 66kg. 

They have claimed ownership of the drugs stating that it was a joint business. They both contributed the start-up capital with which they invested in cannabis smuggling.” 


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