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NDLEA arrests 70-year-old drug supplier for bandits in Niger


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 70-year-old drug trafficker, Mohammed Rabiu Wada, who allegedly supplies illicit substances to Boko Haram insurgents and bandits in Niger State.

Parading the suspects in Abuja, on Saturday, March 27, the agency’s spokesperson, Mr. Femi Babafemi, said that the suspect who hails from Dallawa town, state of Agadez, in Niger Republic, was arrested on Thursday with 10 pallets of skunk in Jebba, Niger State.

He said that the suspect had brought into Nigeria hides and skin from Niger Republic to sell in Lagos.

According to him, “During interrogation, the suspect claimed he sold his goods for N300,000 in Lagos and used the fund to buy 10 pallets of skunk at N25,000 each. He was on his way back to Niger Republic through the North West where he sells drugs to bandits when he was intercepted in Jebba.”

ovu: Sunday, 28 March 2021 at 3/28/2021 11:26:00 pm


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