The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has seized 1,659 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa worth N30 million in Nassarawa State.
State Commander of NDLEA, Peter Odaudu, addressing newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia said some officers intercepted a J5 Boxer vehicle with registration number KTG 71 XC on Tuesday morning travelling from Ogere in Ogun State to Bauchi, Bauchi State.
He said that upon sighting operatives from afar, the driver and another occupant of the vehicle disembarked and ran away.
Odaudu said the operatives, being suspicious of the vehicle loaded with goods caught the driver who attempted to drive off.
He said that upon search, the operatives discovered 1,556 compressed bread-like parcels of Cannabis Sativa, which weighed 1,659 kilograms, concealed behind pineapple fruits loaded in the vehicle.
The commander said the seizure was unparalleled in the history of NDLEA in the state.
Source: Daily Post