The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in a raid on some eateries in Jos, the Plateau State capital, discovered a freshly baked cakes made with cannabis sativa (marijuana)
Also recovered, were some assorted psychotropic substances weighing 48.7 kilogrammes.
This was disclosed in a statement on Monday, May 3 by the spokesman of the anti-drug agency, Femi Babafemi, who said some of the drug joints raided within the Jos metropolis included, KNL Lounge located along Lamingo road and another branch along Mining Quarters, Rantya Low Cost Estate, as well as Tuscany Lounge on Azaki Avenue.
The statement reads;
“Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have raided some eateries in Jos, the Plateau state capital where freshly baked cakes made with cannabis sativa were recovered in addition to 48.726kilogrammes of assorted psychotropic substances.
Some of the drug joints raided include KNL Lounger located along Lamingo road and another branch along Mining Quarters, Rantya Low Cost estate, as well as Tuscany Lounge on Azaki Ave, all within Jos metropolis.
Beside the drugged cakes called brownie recovered from the three eateries, psychotropic substances also seized from there include: Barcadin Codeine 14kg; Flunitrazapem 355.5grammes; Tramadol 370.1 grammes; Exol-5, 30kg; Diazepam 2.5kg and Pentazocine 1.5 kg, totalling 48.726kg. The Plateau Commander, Ibrahim Braji disclosed that five persons have so far been arrested in connection to the seized drugs”.
However, while reacting to this, the Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (rtd), commended the Plateau state Agency for disrupting the activities of drug cartels in the state.
He however charged them to remain relentless in pursuit of the Agency’s mandate to rid Nigeria of illicit drugs.