Thursday, May 27, 2021

Customs hands over banned drugs worth N22m to NDLEA

 The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Kebbi has handed over siezed 632kg of Indian hemp and 199 sachets of 1,000 pieces each of five milligrams of Diazapam tablets to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

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Comptroller Hafiz Kalla in-charge of Kebbi Area Command of NCS handed over the items to the NDLEA Commandant in the state, Mr Peter Odaudu, in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday.

Kalla said that the handover was in compliance with the directive of the Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali.

He also said that it was in the spirit of inter-agency collaboration.

Kalla said that the items were seized by officers and men of the command following intelligence reports.

“The items comprised 632 parcels of one kilogram each of Cannabis (Indian hemp) and two small sacks containing 199 sachets of 1,000 pieces each of Diazapam (5mg) tablets.

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