The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday, September 20, arrested a 75-year-old grandpa, Usman Bokina Bajama (alias Clemen) for running a cannabis plantation.
The Agency made this disclosure on Sunday via its official social media handles.
Bajama, a septuagenarian was arrested at Anguwan Sate, Mararraban Tola, Mayo Belwa council area of Adamawa where he had a cannabis plantation from where 49kg of the illicit substance was recovered.
In a related development, the agency also arrested 21 others for various drug-related offences.
In Kwara, at least 19,878 bottles of the banned new psychoactive substance, Akuskura were intercepted by NDLEA operatives along Ilorin-Jebba highway on Wednesday 21st September and two suspects: Oladokun Oluwaseun, 49, and Ibrahim Jimoh,27, arrested.
They claimed the consignment packed in 35 jumbo sacks was loaded in Ibadan, Oyo state, and meant for distribution in Jos, Plateau state.
In Lagos, NDLEA operatives acting on credible intelligence intercepted a Volvo truck loaded with 2,146 kilograms of cannabis at Sangotedo area of Ajah and three suspects: Abdulazeez Rasheed; Afeez Raheem and Moshood Suleiman arrested.