NDLEA Anambra convicts 22 persons in 8 months


www.odogwublog.com reports that National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Anambra state command says it has convicted twenty- two (22) persons within the past eight (8) months.
State Commander of the state NDLEA , Mr Sule Momode said the command, at present, has about one hundred and sixty (160) cases in the Federal High Court against drug offenders.

Speaking on behalf of the Commander, in an ABS live audience participatory programme, “NDLEA and You”,  the Assistant Commander, operations and Intelligence, Mr. Inalegwu Ameh,
The Assistant Commander disclosed that over the past five years, NDLEA has discovered ten (10) clandestine laboratories, out of which, six (6) where located in Anambra. He said further that for the war against illicit drug to have the desired impact, communities must get involved.
Mr. Ameh,who said there must be unity of purpose amongst community members, called for communal laws against illicit drug.
He commended the Willie Obiano-led administration for its doggedness in the fight against drug abuse.

Meanwhile , the NDLEA Anambra state Boss informed that the state command has commenced raiding in rural communities where trafficking and use of dangerous drugs are on the rise presently.

The command raided Umunnachi, a community in Dunukofia Local Government Area of the state, where an alleged notorious drug dealer is arrested while the major dealer escaped upon the invasion of the men of the NDLEA in his house.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Charles Odigie, revealed that two big bags and 18 packs of the substance suspected to be cannabis have been recovered in the raid.
He appealed to members of the various communities in the state to support the agency by providing useful information on drug peddlers which will aid their arrest and reduce the society of crime and criminality.
Odigie hinted that the command will carry on more sensitization on the effects of drug trafficking and its intake.

 Photo of Obi of Onitsha on native and NDLEA Commander on suit

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