COMPTROLLER of Federation Operation Unit,FOU, Zone A Mr. Kane Emmanuel has stated that his Command recorded seizure of about N25 million worth of Indian hemp between February and July.
Customswatch was authoritatively informed that the seizures were madeÂ Â on two separate occasions along Olorunda/Iwala axis.
According Deputy Comptroller Yakubu A. S, who disclosed this, â€œ the zone has between February and July 2010 made two large seizures of weeds suspected to be indian hemp- marijuana.
The two seizures were made on two separate occasions alongÂ Olorunda/Iwala Axis. A mazda bus reg. No. Ogun AJ 693 AAB was arrested on the 27th of February 2010 while a Nissan Pick-up van reg. No. XA 801 SRA was caught. A total of sixty seven (67) of both small and jumbo bags were recorded from the two seizures.â€
In addition, he said, â€œIn furtherance of the existing inter-agency co-operation between Nigeria Customs Service and other sister Security Agencies-the said 67 bags were handed over to NDLEA officials at the premises of Federal Operations Units Zone â€˜Aâ€™ on the 4th of August 2010 for further investigation and necessary action.â€