By Kehinde Akinpelu, Ilorin

The Area Comptroller Customs, Ahmed Bello has disclosed that the command has secured the seizure of 48 sacks of Cannabis sativa also called Marijuana, 16 units of vehicles of various types, 953 bags of foreign rice (50kg each) 4,357 bags of mosquito coil and 184 jerry cans of premium motor spirit, PMS (25 liters each).

Bello made this disclosure at the maiden press briefing held at the Command headquarters in Ilorin on Wednesday.

He disclosed that the cannabis seizure was made at Bukuru border station of Baruten Local Government Area of the state and would be handed over to National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) soon.

He said the seizures were made between 1st of August 2019 and 31st of January 2020.

He said, “Of interest is the seizure of 48 sacks of 3,593Kg of Cannabis Sativa (otherwise called Marijuana). You are not unaware of reported widespread abuse on the substance”.

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