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Delta State Task Committee Raids Drug Dens In Sapele, Arrests 7



Delta State Task Committee Raids Drug Dens In Sapele, Arrests 7

By Esada Uyono,

In a major crackdown on drug trafficking in the state, the Delta State Task Committee on Drug Trafficking raided known drug dens in Sapele LGA over the weekend, arresting seven suspected cartel members.

Led by Pastor Omasan Mabiaku, Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Security Matters, the task force stormed the locations on Sunday following credible intelligence.

Four men and three women were apprehended with various illicit drugs like Tramadol, Codeine and Cannabis worth millions of naira.

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The suspects and exhibits were then handed over to NDLEA for further investigations.

Speaking to journalists, Pastor Mabiaku said “The government has given me a mandate to eradicate drug dealers and human traffickers. We will ensure all arrested are prosecuted to the full extent of the law.”

Hon. Eugene Inoaghan, Chairman of Sapele LGA who also spoke commended the task force.

“Many of our youths are into hard drugs which is cutting their futures short. I appeal to parents to talk to their children. We won’t spare anyone bringing or selling drugs here,” he said.

The task force spokesperson further praised Governor Oborevwori for constituting the committee to address the menace of drug abuse and trafficking ravaging youths in the state.

He assured of continuing raids across other local governments.


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