Brig. Gen. Abdullahi Mohammed hands over two suspected drug barons to NDLEA

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Commander 13 Brigade, Brig. Gen. Abdullahi Mohammed has handed over two suspected drug barons to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Speaking while handing over the suspects, the commander who was represented by the commander of 13 Brigade Provost Company, Maj. Stanley Ikpeme, said that the suspected drug peddlers who include 37-years-old, Mr. Effangha Effangha, and 34 years old Eno-Obong Loius Udome were caught in possession of substances suspected to be hard drugs at No: 65, Nelson Mandela Street Calabar and Ekpeyong Ekpo at Akpabuyo LGA which is some few kilometres away from Calabar metropolis.

The 13 Brigade Commander maintained that the suspects were arrested by the troops during one of their patrols on February 25 and 26, 2021 with the intention to hand them over to appropriate authorities for thorough investigation.

Receiving the suspects, NDLEA Principal Staff Officer Operations, Mr. Abubakar Mohammed, stated that the substance recovered from the suspects would be taken to the NDLEA’s laboratory for analysis to ascertain the kind of hard drugs in possession of the suspects.