…Arrests 31 male suspects
Drugs weighing 42.864 kilograms was seized by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Anambra State Command in the month of May 2015.
Commander of the Agency in Anambra State, Mr. Sule Momodu disclosed this yesterday during his monthly press briefing at the command’s headquarters, Awka.
Momodu while giving further breakdown of its activities for the month of May also disclosed that 31 Male suspects were arrested for various drug related offences while 3 persons have been convicted in court.
He appealed to Anambra communities to provide the command with useful information that would lead to the arrest of any drug peddler in their areas even as he assured of maximum protection of their informants’ identity.
Momodu however commended Governor Willie Obiano for attaching importance to the security of the state, stressing that, Obiano has done very well in the area of security and should be supported.
“Everybody should encourage the Governor for his zero tolerance to drug abuse and crime.
‘Ever since he came on board, Anambra State has experienced peaceful atmosphere devoid of crime and other drug-related offences have been reduced drastically.
‘We have a mandate of reducing the availability of drugs in the streets of Anambra State to the barest minimum and to make Anambra safe for local and foreign investors.
‘NDLEA, as a member of Security Council of the State and a member of the joint security task force (Operation Nkpochapu) we are poised to rid the State of drug peddlers. Drug peddlers should please leave Anambra State for good. We are working because Gov. Willie Obiano wants us to work,’ Momodu said.