Nasarawa State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it has arrested 49 drug dealers since 2018 and rehabilitated 245 drug users.
State Commander of the agency, Justice Arinze, made this known while briefing newsmen in Lafia on Wednesday in commemoration of the 2019 United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
In Cross Rivers state,The Commander, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, Anthonia Edeh, said the command arrested 152 persons for drug related offences in the last one year.
According to her, the command destroyed 10 hectares of farmland used for cultivation of cannabis sativa at Esuk-Odot village in Odukpani Local Government Area of the state.
similarly, the Edo Command of the NDLEA says no fewer than 362 suspects were arrested for illicit drug use and trafficking between June 2018 and May 2019.
Wakawa said that the figure comprised 229 males and 133 females