The Adamawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Thursday that it seized illicit drugs weighing 681.267kg from January to June 20, 2015.
Commander of the agency in the state, Yakubu Kibo, disclosed this in Yola in his speech at the commemoration of the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
Kibo explained that out of the seizure, Indian hemp accounted for 231.91 kg while psychotropic substances weighed 449.357 kg.
“The agency, between January 2015 and June 20, seized 681.267 kg of illicit drugs.
“Out of the seizure, Cannabis Sativa accounted for 231.91 kg while psychotropic substances weighed 449.357 kg,” Kibo said.
He said that 37 suspects were counseled, 33 convicted to various jail terns while others were rehabilitated. The commander thanked the state government for assisting his agency.
He however appealed to the government to assist the agency with additional operational vehicles, to boost its activities. (NAN)
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