Nigerian News | NDLEA Intercepts Suspected Fake Military Officers with 234kg Illicit Drugs

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted two suspected fake military officers in a new VIP edition of Toyota Hilux Jeep loaded with a total of 394 compressed parcels of illicit drugs concealed in different parts of the vehicle.

According to the Commander, Kogi state Command of the anti-drug agency, Mr. Adewunmi Alfred, the suspected fake military officers, Mohammed Nura, and Abubakar Dahiru were intercepted by vigilant operatives of the Kogi State Command of the NDLEA along the Okene-Lokoja expressway.

Alfred reportedly said that the VIP edition of the Hilux Jeep was properly searched during which 394 compressed blocks of cannabis Sativa were discovered in different compartments of the vehicle.

Alfred reportedly said that the initial investigations have revealed that the consignment was taken from Lagos and heading to Kano for delivery.

Alfred reportedly said that the vehicle has been impounded, the illicit drugs seized and the suspects detained for further investigations. Investigations have commenced and the outcome would be forwarded for further directives and appropriate action.

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Nathaniel is a News Reporting Intern at Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW). He has a passion for writing, capacity building and social media marketing. He is a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Minna, where he graduated with BTECHAGRIC. He is a member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) and the National Union of Campus Journalist (NUCJ). Nathaniel has served as Editor-in-Chief for a number of magazines and as a contributor to various online repositories. Email:

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