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NDLEA apprehends 477 drug dealers and confiscates 614.61 kg of marijuana in Jigawa



In Jigawa State, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, or NDLEA, detained 477 alleged drug dealers and users.

This was said by State Commandant Mu’azu Aliyu Danmusa in a news conference regarding the accomplishments of the command in 2023.

According to him, the arrest came about as a result of intensive operations carried out in all 27 local government districts to combat drug usage and trafficking.

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Mu’azu clarified that the command had located, apprehended, and prosecuted a few of the main dealers during the year in question.

He claimed that of the people detained, the command had succeeded in getting 192 drug cases at the Federal High Court of Dutse successfully prosecuted, with other cases still waiting.

According to the commandant, in addition to heavily raising public awareness of the risks associated with drug misuse, the command has also sent personnel to all state borders in an effort to reduce drug trafficking within the state.

He made a plea to the chairs of the local governments to work with the agency and set up offices so that staff could be sent to the local governments right away.

Mu’azu also expressed gratitude to the Jigawa State Government for all of its assistance and collaboration with the command.

He asked Jigawa locals to provide the agency with any pertinent information that could result in the drug lords’ apprehension.


Credit: Dailypost

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