Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have cut illicit drug supply to Cameroon, Chad and Niger Republic via Mubi, Adamawa State.
The clandestine factory where a new psychoactive substance, Akuskura, was being produced in large quantity and distributed from Adamawa were raided on Saturday 29th April, agency said on Sunday.
NDLEA’s spokesman, Femi Babafeni said on Sunday in a statement stated that production activities were ongoing in the premises as the time of raid.
He revealed that the anti-narcotic agency seized 126 parcels of Canadian Loud, a synthetic strain of cannabis, weighing 63 kilograms concealed in a used Toyota Corolla car imported from Toronto, Canada at the Tincan port in Lagos
The agency said its operatives also also thwarted attempts by freight agent, Mordi Chukwuemeka Samuel, to export 900 grams of the same substance, Loud, hidden inside walls of a travelling bag containing food items, to Kenya.
NDLEA officers at the SAHCO export shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos achieved the feat on Saturday 29th April, Babafemi said.
Elsewhere at an uncompleted building located in a bush in Ala town, Akure area of Ondo State, NDLEA security agents, recovered seven bags of cannabis with a gross weight of 74.5kg at a raid.
60kg of the same substance concealed among footwears in two jumbo sacks was recovered from one Aminu Mohammed along Ibadan – Oyo road, Oyo state while waiting to board a vehicle to Kebbi State, according to the statement.