The NDLEA commander said that the suspect had been in the business for several years, “for him to have been arrested last year and this year again. His arrest will cut the supply and availability of psychotropic substances within the state”.
He said that the three suspects would be charged to the Federal High Court after conclusion of investigation on the three of them.
He lamented that analysis of drug seizure and arrest of suspects between January and June, 2023 showed that 85 percent of suspects fall between the age of 14 and 40 years.
“Hence, we’re intensifying our sensitization campaign and advocacy activities to get the message down among our publics, especially youth on the need to shun illicit substances.
“We’ve intensified our patrol activities, stop and search at almost all entries and exit of the Ilorin metropolis ro cut supply of Illicit substances into the state,” he stayed.
The NDLEA commander, who warned dealers in illicit substances to quit dealing in illicit substances or leave the state, said that music has changed with his assumption of office in the state.
He posits that the resolve of command was to reduce availability and consumption of psychotropic substances in the state to the barest minimum.