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Over 15.7 Tonnes of Seized Narcotic Drugs, Substances Destroyed in Kano

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The Kano State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has burned over 15.7 tonnes of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances seized in the last 3 years.

ASN II Sadiq Muhammad Maigatari Public Relations Officer, NDLEA Kano Command disclosed this in a statement.

He also said the destruction operation covered the period from October 8, 2020, to October 17, 2023.

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He maintained that the substances included cannabis sativa, cocaine, psychotropic substances, methamphetamine, barbiturate, and assorted expired drugs.

He reiterated the Agency’s commitment to eradicating illicit drugs in every local government by establishing Divisional Narcotic Offices, as approved by its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Brig Gen Mohamed Buba Marwa Retd.

According to him, the agency sought support from local and state governments to achieve a drug-free society.

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“Various stakeholders, including security agencies, the Kano State Government, and traditional leaders, LESPADA, SALYBOY FONDATION among others were commended for their collaboration in the fight against drug abuse in Kano.”

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