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Ndlea Seizes Containers Of 581 Millions Tramadol Tablet

 

During last week’s operation 0f The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday, 241 millions Tramadol in 11 containers weighing 118 metric tonnes, were siezed by Drug Law Enforcement Agency, bringing the total seizure within two days to
581.

In a statement issued today in Abuja by the Head of Public Affairs of the agency, Mr. Jonah Achema, he said that the
seizure was made at the Apapa Port in
Lagos.

The agency had earlier uncovered 340 million
Tramadol tablets in 12 containers on Thursday
at the same port.

The containers had been on the watch-list of
the NDLEA since November 2017.
They were taken to the Nigeria Customs Service
for search, based on the agency’s reasonable
suspicion that they contained the drug.

According to Achema’s statement,  there were 39 more containers
that were lined up for search as the agency
strongly suspected that they contained illicit
drugs.

“This brings to 581 million Tramadol tablets
uncovered within two days of the search. The
search is still ongoing. We shall continue
tomorrow as well,” he said.
Achema added that the agency would not relent
until the country was freed from drug abuse
and consumption.

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