Federal High Court in Kaduna on Thursday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Olamilekan Adirieje, to 18 months imprisonment with hard labour for possession of 5.5kg cannabis sativa.
In her judgment, Justice Hadiza Shagari, said “You are hereby sentenced to 18 months imprisonment with hard labour.
”The sentence will begin from the date of his arrest.
Shagari also ordered that the drug exhibits be returned to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for destruction.
Adirieje was arraigned by the NDLEA on one count of possession of illicit drugs.