2021: NDLEA Arrests 330 Drug Traffickers In Oyo

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"Ige said the suspects comprising 297 males and 33 females were arrested for dealing in various drug offences.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, said it arrested 330 drug traffickers and secured 48 convictions in the state last year.

The NDLEA Commander in the state, Dr Wale Ige disclosed this in a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs Mutiat Okuwobi in Ibadan, yesterday.

Ige said the suspects comprising 297 males and 33 females were arrested for dealing in various drug offences such as cannabis Sativa, Tramadol, Diazepam, Rohypnol, Colorado, codeine, chocolate infused with codeine and other psychotropic substances.

Ige said 101 suspects were charged to court while 48 of them were convicted for various drug offences with jail terms ranging from six months to life imprisonment in the year under review.

Ige said the command recorded a total seizure of 3,543.96 kilograms of cannabis Sativa and other narcotic and psychotropic substances during the period under review.

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