The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned owners/operators of supermarkets and confectionaries to rid their stores of drug cookies, biscuits and other products laced with illicit substances.
The NDLEA boss gave the warning while receiving further briefing on follow up operations from the Commander, FCT Command of the Agency, Mohammed Malami Sokoto over the arrest of a 300-level university student, Rhoda Agboje and her boyfriend, Ifeanyi Nwankwo, both of who specialise in producing and selling drug cookies to schoolchildren, clubs and supermarkets in Abuja.
As indicated by the NDLEA chief, as a feature of our preventive measures, well from this time forward follow stores, clubs, confectionaries and different outlets and their proprietors, selling drug treats, rolls, cakes and different items bound with illegal substances under whatever pretense.
“We won’t avoid hitting their creation spots, supply and deals outlets prior to getting under the control of honest schoolchildren, clueless individuals from the general population and surprisingly our weak young fellows and ladies. We wont lay on this until we drive them out of this criminal business. This is the reason I need to take advantage of this lucky break to caution proprietors and administrators of grocery stores, clubs and different deals outlets to clean their stores of these unlawful substances before we get to them, Gen. Marwa expressed.
An assertion gave by NDLEA representative, Femi Babafemi on Friday, April 23, said the Abuja drug treats are bundled in planned paper wraps under the name Function with its maxim as “work directly with each chomp”
“At the rear of the bundle is a statement the speculates trait to God to legitimize their illegal exchange; Behold, I have given you each spice bearing seeds, which is upon the essence of all the earth, and each tree, where is the product of a tree yielding seed; to you it will be for food.” the assertion says.
Opiates specialists with the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Command of the NDLEA had a weekend ago uncovered an organization associated with delivering the treats with Arizona, an exceptionally psychoactive variation of cannabis; liquor and rohypnol among different fixings.
Their cover was blown open after the capture of Rhoda Agboje with four bits of the medication treats on Sunday, eighteenth April, 2021. She was captured at the NNPC Cooperative bequest, inverse Gaduwa home in Abuja dependent on a grumbling that she gave a clueless little youngster the treats to eat. Subsequent to eating the medication treats, the young lady lost her brain and couldn’t rest, making mixed up expressions because of the impacts of the treats.
Under cross examination, the superb suspect, Rhoda admitted she readies the treats with a companion and sells each bunch of three pieces at N1, 500. A subsequent activity in her sweethearts house prompted the recuperation of more than 200 bits of the medication treats. The presume likewise said she supplies a few stores and clubs in the FCT.