Navy Hands Over Cannabis Sativa Valued N35m To NDLEA In Badagry


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Navy Hands Over Cannabis Sativa Valued N35m To NDLEA In Badagry
Navy Hands Over Cannabis Sativa Valued N35m To NDLEA In Badagry

The Ahead Working Base (FOB) of the Nigerian Navy, Badagry, Lagos State, on Wednesday handed over 27 sacks of hashish sativa price N35 million to the Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) in Badagry.

The Commanding Officer, FOB, Badagry, Navy Capt. Aiwuyor Adams-Aliu, mentioned this on the press briefing on Wednesday in Badagry.

In line with the Commanding Officer, operatives of the bottom seized the objects on Sept. 29 at Pako Seashore, near Ajido, Seaside of the Base, in Badagry.

“On Sept. 29, at about 7.00.p.m, the Nigerian Navy FOB bought an intelligence tip-off of suspected smuggling actions inside our personal space of operations.

“The intelligence indicated {that a} boat was sighted offloading merchandise suspected to be hashish sativa at Pako, near Ajodi, Seaside of the Base.

“Consequently, the Base Fast Response Workforce, led by the Base Operations Officer and Base Intelligence Officer proceeded instantly to the scene of the crime for investigation and potential arrest.

“Sighting the staff, the smugglers deserted the narcotics on the seashore and ran away. Subsequently, a complete of 27 sacks of suspected merchandise valued at about N35 million had been recovered.

“The adjoining communities had been additionally raided however neither merchandise nor suspects had been discovered,” he mentioned.

Adam-Aliu, who mentioned investigation was ongoing together with different safety companies to determine the drug trafficking syndicate, added that these discovered culpable can be arraigned.

He admonished legal parts bringing medication and unlawful consignment into Nigeria to have a rethink, saying that it could be tough to meander by way of the Nigerian waters below the management of the Chief of Naval Workers, Vice Admiral EI Ogalla.

“It’s not possible to take action as a result of we’ll see you with our surveillance gear and I’ll arrest you and make sure the arrest ends in prosecution. Nigeria waterways should not for illegality,” he mentioned.

Receiving the exhibit, Mr Owen Dinneys, the Commander of Narcotics, Space Commander, Seme Particular Command of NDLEA, promised that investigation would start on the seized objects.

“We’ll be sure that whoever that’s concerned within the unlawful medication smuggling into the nation is apprehended and justice will likely be executed,” he mentioned. (NAN)

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