Ekiti - The National Drug Law
Enforcement Agency, Ekiti State Command, on Wednesday expressed its
determination to rid the state of drug peddling and abuse.
The agency said all those who indulged in drug peddling
would be arrested and prosecuted.
The Public Relations Officers of the Agency, Mr Peter Njoku,
disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in
Njoku said that officers and men of the agency had been
combing the nooks and crannies of the state to arrest anyone found selling hard
drugs, Indian hemp and other illicit herbs.
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He said that men of the command had arrested some people,
including men, youths and motorcyclists for allegedly taking and selling Indian
He also said that the agency had been sensitising residents
of the state on dangers of taking hard drugs.
The NDLEA spokesman warned those cultivating farm lands of
Cannabis and selling drugs to desist or face prosecution.
He appealed to land owners, landlords and residents in the
state to give information on the hideout of drug peddlers in the area.