NDLEA intercepts 607 cartons with over 11m tramadol tablets
607 cartons containing 11,785,800 tramadol tablets have been intercepted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lagos.
This was disclosed by Mr. Jonah Achema, the spokesperson of the NDLEA while addressing newsmen on Wednesday, August 26.
Achema also revealed that the Chairman of the agency, Muhammad Abdallah said the interception and investigation were with the assistance and cooperation of the Customs Area Command, Apapa.
‘This was discovered in another container number TCNU 9465832 belonging to the same suspect transferred to NDLEA by the Police.
‘This is making it 3 containers used to carefully conceal illegally imported tramadol and other medicines to Nigeria.’
NDLEA’s chairman also noted that the recent discovery of more tramadol using the same route from Pakistan Asia – Hamburg, Europe – Nigeria showed the dynamic system of operation by the drug cartel to beat security operatives.
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that Drug test has been considered for single ladies in Nigeria before their marriage.
The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mohammed Mustapha Abdalla, revealed this on Friday during the destruction of illicit substances seized in Maiduguri, Borno state capital.
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