Four suspected drug dealers have been arrested by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Kogi State, with 456.8 kilograms of illicit drugs.
This was revealed by the Commander of NDLEA in the state, Abdulkadir Abdullahi-Fakai, in Lokoja.
According to him, “The 456.8kg illicit drugs, including exol-5, codeine, and cannabis sativa, were seized between July 30 and August 3, within the jurisdiction of Kogi State.
“Out of the 456.8kg drugs seized, 229.8kg is cannabis sativa, 190kg is codeine and 20.6 kg is exol-5, all of which were intercepted by crack intelligence officers and forwarded to our head office in Abuja.
“The four suspects arrested will soon be charged to court for prosecution in accordance with the laws of the land.”
He commended the efforts of other security agencies which worked together with his men in the state.