NDLEA arrests five in connection with hectares of cannabis farmland
Officers of the Oyo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested five suspects in connection with six hectares of cultivated Cannabis ready for harvesting and valued at several millions of Naira.
The midnight raid came as a surprise to some of the suspects who fled into the thick forests during which five of them were arrested.
Correspondent Kunle Ojo reports that the site located at Gbeerede, Odo-Kurodo and Aba-Tade community under Oluyole local council area of the state is now under the surveillance of officials of the anti-drug agency.
The Public Relations Officer of the Command in the state, Mutiat Okuwobi stated that the command would continue to beam its searchlight on the area while she solicited the support of the state government and other stakeholders on the issue.
The Command has also owed to burst the drug syndicate and rid the society of drug use and abuse while the cultivators are advised to engage in more viable crops that can do the society more good