By Oluwatoyin Adegoke

Operatives of the Nigerian Army, 35 Artillery Brigade have intercepted a vehicle conveying a large quantity of substance suspected to be Cannabis Sativa at Mologbede village in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. 

A statement by the Army’s Public relations officer in the state, Mohammed Goni said The 441 wrapped pieces of Pawpaw-sized Cannabis Sativa, weighing 223Kg were intercepted on Friday, 29 March 2024.

The Commander 35 Artillery Brigade, Brigadier General Mohammed Aminu who commended the troops for their effort urged them to continue to remain vigilant in their various locations. 

While handing over the 441 wrapped pieces of Pawpaw-sized Cannabis Sativa weighing 223Kg and the Mazda vehicle to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency Ogun State Command, the Commander, represented by Major Gadzama Abdullahi reiterated that the Brigade would continue to sustain all efforts in collaborating with other security agencies to get rid of crimes and other social vices in the State.

While speaking, the Commandant NDLEA Ogun State Command, Commander of Narcotics, Mrs Jane Odili expressed satisfaction over the synergy that exists between the  Military and other security agencies in combating illicit drugs in the state.

She stressed that with the support of the military, NDLEA was able to break boundaries, burst drug syndicates and achieve a holistic outcome in their overall drug-fighting efforts.


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