Metro 11 Farmers Nabbed With Cannabis Worth N309m in Osun State

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday announced that it has arrested 11 farmers for producing 2, 317 bags of cannabis weighing 30,992kgs in Osun state.

Some 67 bags were also transferred to Osun State Command of the agency as exhibits for further investigation, the agency’s spokesperson, Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju, said.

“The cannabis will also serve as evidence against 11 suspected farmers arrested during an operation inside the cannabis plantation.

“The suspects arrested in connection with the cannabis cultivation are Kofi Mensah, Godwin Monday, Albert Aniama, Liberty Onyeka and Peter Nelson.

“Others are Harrison Ewoka, Ossai Nelson, Sulaiman Niyi, Dominic Tobechukwu, Mutiu Kolawole and Chucks Oghenekwu.

“The raid operation codenamed ‘Operation Herb Spring’ was in response to an intelligence received by the Agency on the activities of cannabis cultivators in the forest.

He said the seized illegal drugs are worth N309m.
 

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