₦194M COCAINE:NDLEA Sets Cocaine On Fire, Speaks On Why Some Were Not Burnt (PHOTOS)

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has Today burnt the Over ₦190 Million naira Cocaine Seized in a Lagos Warehouse Last Week in what appeared to be the Agency’s largest Syndicate Burst Since formation.

Speaking at the venue of the public destruction of the cocaine haul, Marwa, represented by the agency’s Director, Prosecution and Legal Services, Deputy Commander General of Narcotics (DCGN) Sunday Joseph, said the sheer volume of the drug haul, with street value put at $278, 250,000, equivalent to N194, 775,000,000, speaks volume about the extent of the nefarious activities of the drug underworld.


He said this has made it imperative for Nigerians to continue to support NDLEA in the renewed war against illicit drugs.

According to him, out of the 1.8-ton seizure, 1,828 blocks of the cocaine will be crushed and set ablaze while the remnant will be secured for purpose of prosecution of the suspects who were brought to witness the procedure and sign the certificate of destruction.


“The Agency is proceeding with the prosecution of those arrested in connection with this consignment. On this, the public can rest assured that NDLEA shall pursue the trial to a logical conclusion.

Trending Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About Us

Satellite.ng is a leading News Blog, that focuses on timely and factual reportage, dispassionate and in-depth analysis of issues of public interest.

Quick Links

Contact Us

Solverwp- WordPress Theme and Plugin