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NDLEA intercepts 399 local bombs heading to Kaduna from Ibadan



NDLEA intercepts 399 local bombs heading to Kaduna from Ibadan
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has announced the interception of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) being transported to Kaduna from Ibadan, Oyo State capital, by a suspect National Daily Newspaper gathered.

NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, revealed in a statement made available to journalists on Sunday that the transporter, Oluwagbenga Leke, 33 years old, was nabbed with no fewer than 399 pieces of the explosives on September 7 along Mokwa-Jebba road.

According to NDLEA, the suspect claimed that the explosives were handed to him at a park in Ibadan to be delivered to someone in Kaduna state before he was arrested by the security operatives of the NDLEA.

The statement added that the suspect and exhibits were transferred to the military authorities in Niger.

Yinka Azeez, was also arrested at Sabo Lafenwa, Abeokuta, on September 5. His arrest followed the seizure of 41kg of cannabis from an individual, Titilayo Adetayo, at Sagamu Interchange on September 4.

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Similarly, two suspects, Muhammad Aliyu, 38, and Abdullahi Zakariya, 40, were arrested on September 5 along Zaria-Kano Road and at Hayin Arewa Hotoro in Kano, respectively.

The NDLEA statement added, “In Edo, operatives stormed the Ekudo forest, Onwude LGA, where they destroyed cannabis farms measuring 4.236347 hectares. The operatives on Thursday, September 7, raided the house of one Amuodu Egwehide, 40, in Iloje Okpuje, Owan West LGA, where they recovered 22 bags of skunk weighing 261.4kg.

As a federal law enforcement agency in Nigeria under the Federal Ministry of Justice charged with eliminating the growing, processing, manufacturing, selling, exporting, and trafficking of hard drugs, the agency would stand by its mission and vision which major target was aimed at exterminating illicit drug trafficking and consumption National Daily Newspaper gathered

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