By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
No fewer than 250 parcels of cannabis sativa, also known as Indian Hemp worth over N10.4m suspected to heading for bandits camp in Katsina State has being seized by the NIgerian Customs Service Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B Kaduna.
Comptroller of FOU Zone B Kaduna, A.B. Hamisu disclosed this during an interaction with journalists at the command’s headquarters on Tuesday December 21, 2021.
“knowing how such drugs promote violence. We got it in a notorious Basari Area in Katsina, I am sure the hemp was destined for the bandits. This illicit product was well packaged,” he said.
Speaking further, he appealed to the members of the public who have information on such Illicit items, to make same available to security agencies for prompt action.
“Whoever has information on such should please pass it on to us.
“Whatever information we receive is under confidentiality,” he assured.
According to Comptroller Hamisu, other drugs seized by the FOU include 75,582 suspected tablets of Tramadol worth over N29.7m, which he said also promotes banditry and other forms of criminality.
“1,582 tablets of D5 worth N12,720,011.68 which is not good for circulation because it can’ stimulate crime, were also seized,” he informed.