By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
About 478kg of illicit substances have been confiscated by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)’ Kaduna Command in November.
A statement issued by Shuaibu Yusuf-Omale, the command’s spokesperson said, “The command has arrested 90 suspects for drug trafficking, drug dealing and usage, during the period under review.”
The substances seized according to the statement include cocaine, heroin, cannabis, tramadol, methamphetamine and other psychotropic substances.
The agency’ he said also carried out a sensitisation programme in a bid to reduce the menace of drug trafficking and usage in the state.
In its efforts to combat the drug scourge in Kaduna State through the drug demand reduction activities, the statement added that the command carried out numerous sensitisation programmes across the state.
He explained that it was with the aim of enlightening the citizenry on the ills associated with drug use and illicit trafficking.