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NDLEA arrest 90 suspected drug traffickers in Niger




The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 90 suspected drug traffickers in Niger between January and September, this year.
Mrs Sylvia Egwunwoke, the state commander of the agency made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Thursday.
Egwunwoke said that the suspects were arrested with over 3429.9953kg suspected to be cannabis Sativa and psychotropic in different parts of the state.
She said, “We have so far succeeded in convicting 40 persons while the remaining cases are still pending at various courts.
“The agency will not relent in frustrating the activities of drug peddlers and traffickers in the state, and the nation at large.”
She urged the public to always report any suspicious activity or individuals to relevant authorities to enable the agency to rid the state of drug trafficking and its attendant crimes.
She said, “We have also reached out to traditional and religious leaders as well as stakeholders to mobilise residents to volunteer information on those engaging in illegal drug business in their neighbourhood.”

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