The Sokoto Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized 68 cartons of tramadol and 120 kilogrammes of cannabis worth N21 million. Also the service intercepted six cartons of expired cigarettes.
Nasiru Ahmed, its Area Comptroller, while handing over the seized items to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the National Food and Drugs Administration Commission (NAFDAC), said that the tramadol was abandoned in a house within the Sokoto metropolis and that it was worth N20 million.
Also he added that the cannabis worth N1.1 million was seized at Kamba border concealed in bales of second-hand clothes. Ahmed said that the Indian hemp was highly concentrated and was brought into the country from the Benin Republic.