NDLEA bursts illicit drug users party, arrests organisers in Osun

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have burst a popular Lounge used for illicit substance abuse in Osogbo, Osun State Capital.

This comes on the heels of an earlier raid on Thursday 23rd November 2023 at Area 5 forest reserve, Ile-Ife in Osun State where operatives recovered 156kgs of cannabis sativa.

NDLEA’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi said in a statement on Sunday that some of the organisers who were found with drug exhibits during on 25th November 2023/Saturday night party raid.

The party, was tagged Unholy Alliance for Stoners and Drunk where different types of illicit substances were going to be sold and consumed by patrons after failed attempts to leap through the roof and escape.

Ikotu Omolayo, 25; Fola Olabode, 30, and Akorede Adunni Ajibola, 22, are among the suspects that were arrested in connection with the crime.

The anti-narcotic agents also recovered illicit substances of abuse and drug paraphernalia from the suspects during the night party.

The management of the Lounge has also been invited for further investigation, according to NDLEA.

NDLEA operatives swooped on the organisers began to gather at Berrymist Lounge located at Ofatedo area of Osogbo to start the party and arrested them.

NDLEA operatives also recovers over 2 tons of illicit substances in Lagos, Ogun, Edo, Ekiti, Anambra, Ondo, Kogi State operations during the previous week.

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