The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended Mr. and Mrs. Jesutofunmi Solomon for possessing 273 bags of cannabis sativa weighing 3.5 kilogrammes.
NDLEA stated this in an official statement Femi Babafemi, its director of media and advocacy, signed on Sunday. It said that the Solomons were among 20 suspects it recently arrested during Ogun, Osun, Ondo and Edo raids.
“Operatives in Ogun State in the early hours of Saturday, 12th Nov., raided a warehouse in the Ogere area of Ikene LGA, where they seized 273 jumbo bags of cannabis sativa weighing 3,533 kilogrammes from a couple, Mr. and Mrs. Jesutofunmi Solomon. This came on the heels of the seizure of 176kgs of C/S at Ogere trailer park on Wednesday, 9th Nov., and the destruction of 15 hectares of cannabis plantation in the Gbamgbam area of the state,” NDLEA stated.