Fifty four notorious drug dealers have been apprehended in Adamawa state, Saharareporters can report.
State commander of the anti narcotics agency, Mohammed Bello, made the disclosure on Thursday in Yola, while on a courtesy visit to the state House of Assembly.
Bello said the 54 drug offending suspects were arrested between January and February of this year. Adding that 5 of them have since been convicted.
He further disclosed that the command has also intercepted
72.084 kilogram of assorted illicit drugs.
He said, “in keeping with our mandate of riding the country of illicit substances, here in Adamawa state we have arrested 54 suspects; among them, 5 persons have been convicted already.
“We have also intercepted 72084 kilograms of different illicit substances”, he said.