September 21, 2020
Crime

NSCDC Seizes 64 Bags of Cannabis at Igboora

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC Oyo State Command has seized sixty-four bags of cannabis at Ofiki River in Igbo Igbaye area of Igboora, Ibarapa Central Local Government Council of the state. 

Six motorcycles were also found at the scene.

While displaying the exhibits at the command headquarters, Secretariat Road, Ibadan, the state Commandant of the corps, Alhaji Iskilu Akinsanya said the suspects, who were at large, brought the drugs through the forest from Cotonou, Republic of Benin and were heading to Mologede near Abeokuta in Ogun State.

Alhaji Akinsanya said that his Command Agro Ranger squad that specialized in raid and assault mission, including mediation on farmers- herder crisis worked on credible intelligence information to seize the exhibits

He said the drugs would later be handed over to NDLEA, and warned that Oyo State was not home of crimes and criminality, enjoining criminals to vacate the sate or be ready to face the consequences.

Alhaji Akinsanya also commended the people of Ibarapa Central for supporting the Agro Ranger squad and used the medium to ask for more collaboration in order to nip the crime in the bud.

He, therefore, encouraged the people of Oyo State to follow the government’s directive on the Covid-19 pandemic by staying safe with good hygiene, social distancing and total compliance with the curfew.

Rilwan Fasasi

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