22nd September, 2016
The Sokoto Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Thursday that no fewer than 134 suspects were arrested in eight months with 118.695 kgs of cannabis sativa otherwise called marijuana in the state.
Alhaji Musba’u Idris, the state Commander of the agency, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto that 132 of the suspects were male, while four were female.
The state commander said that 45 of the suspects had already been convicted.
He solicited the support of the general public to volunteer useful information that would assist the command in dealing with hard drugs syndicate operating in the state.