VIDEO: This is a huge seizure – NDLEA commends Ogun I Command

VIDEO: This is a huge seizure – NDLEA commends Ogun I Command

Ogun Area I Customs Command under the leadership of Comptroller Makinde Bamidele on Monday earned accolade over a seizure of Cannabis Sativa worth of One Hundred and Two Million, Eight Hundred and Forty Eight Thousands, Seven Hundred and Sixty Eight (₦102,848,768.00) DPV which was handed over to the Ogun State command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Compt Bamidele, during the handing-over of the contraband drug to NDLEA Director, Ishaku Yusuf Kwajafa, which took place at the Abeokuta, the state capital, stated that the handing over was done in line with respect for inter-agency’s statutory functions.

In a press release made available to journalists by the Command’s spokesperson, DSC HB Oloyede, the handover was approved by the Comptroller General of Customs, Col Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd).

“In line with respect for each Agency’s statutory functions and in order to further strengthen the synergy between the NCS and NDLEA, the Ogun I Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service with the approval of Comptroller General of Customs, Col Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) hands over intercepted Cannabis Sativa of Three Hundred and Nineteen (319) sacks-raw, Four Hundred and Seventy Six wraps (book size) and Ninety Six (96) wraps (coconut size) with the Duty Paid Value (DPV) of One Hundred and Two Million, Eight Hundred and Forty Eight Thousands, Seven Hundred and Sixty Eight (₦102,848,768.00) naira to NDLEA, Ogun State Command, Abeokuta, Ogun state.

NDLEA Director, Ishaku Yusuf Kwajafa, speaking moments after the confirmation of the illicit drugs using United Nation’s testing kits to ascertain the realness expressed his appreciation for the efforts of NCS’ operatives.

This is a huge seizure.

“I think some months ago, we have similar ceremony here. Without the assistance of the Customs here, honestly, there would have been trouble in Ogun State for all these things coming from the border but with the level of manpower and resources you people has, its making our work easier.

“I really appreciate the NCS for this efforts, and I can only urged them to continue in this manner so that Nigeria can be good.