RIVERS STATE: NDLEA ARRESTS FEMALE NOTORIOUS DRUG TRAFFICKER
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Rivers State says it has arrested a notorious female drug dealer.
The woman identified as CELINA EKEKE was arrested at Obunku community in Oyigbo LGA of Rivers State with 24 sacks of cannabis sativa weighing 231.2kg.
A statement issued and made available to Brave Views, Wednesday night by the Assistant Commander Media and Advocacy of the Rivers State Command of the agency, ACN EMMANUEL OGBUMGBADA gave details of how and where the drug dealer was arrested.
He revealed that: “On Wednesday 29th June, 2022, at about 0200 hours, Operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Etche Area Command of Rivers State Command carried out a search operation at Obunku community of Oyigbo LGA in Rivers State and arrested one Celina Ekeke ‘female’ a notorious drug dealer with 24 sacks of cannabis sativa weighing 231.2kg.
“She has been on the watch list of the Agency for sometime now as she uses her deformed legs to disguise and sell illicit drugs.
“She is presently undergoing investigation at the Rivers State Command headquarters.
“The State Commander, Comdr Ahmed Mamuda has restated our earlier warning to all drug dealers to desist from it because we will surely fish them out, particularly as the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of NDLEA Rtd Brig. Gen Buba Marwa has charged us to go on offensive action against all drug dealers.
“We also want to use this medium to call on the public to give us credible information that will enable us sanitize the society of hard drugs, while we call on drug users to seek help now before it is too late”.