NDLEA Destroys Illicit Drugs In Kano


Kano State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) has destroyed narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances weighing 15,193.365 kilograms.

The spokesperson of the command, Sadiq Muhammad Maigatari, in a statement pointed out that, the seizure was made between the 8th of October, 2020, ‚and the 17th of October, 2023 by the valiant officers of the command and the NDLEA Malam Aminu Kano International Airport Special Area Command.

According to him, the seized and burned substances included 9,824.098 kilograms of cannabis sativa, 1.8665 kilograms of cocaine, 4,694.298: kilograms of psychotropic substance, 9 grams of methamphetamine, 10 kilograms of barbiturate and 663 kilograms of assorted expired drugs from NDLEA Kano State Command.

„Additionally, NDLEA MAKIA Special Area Command confiscated a total of 528.511 kilograms of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

This consisted of 169 kilograms of psychotropic substance, 6 kilograms of cannabis sativa, 4.3 kilograms of cocaine; 5.211 kilograms of methamphetamine, and 44 kilograms of khats.

„These substances which have been a plague on our society, causing untold harm and devastation to many of our young people, will today be destroyed by burning here at Hawan Kalibawa, Dawakin-Tofa local government area of Kano State.

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