The NDLEA has busted a laboratory were dangerous and illicit drugs, crystal methamphetamine was produced for distribution across Nigeria and export.
Chairman of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa disclosed this on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 when he addressed the media on the development.
Marwa said efforts in the past seven months against the cartel behind the Methamphetamine scourge have led to the arrest of four kingpins and a cook.
“Now, we have added two barons and another cook. This no doubt is a loud statement to those involved in the criminal illicit drug trade that its time for them to quit or risk losing it all; that is losing their freedom, investment and assets acquired through proceeds from the illegal business,”
“I am pleased to inform the public today that, after months of painstaking intelligence gathering, diligent tracking and coordinated offensive action, we recorded a breakthrough on Saturday, July 30, 2022, when officers and men of the Agency successfully busted two methamphetamine manufacturing facilities, called Meth Laboratories in Lagos and Anambra.
“The one in Nise Community, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State was owned by Paul Ozoemenam.
The owners of these two illicit meth laboratories were successfully arrested alongside Sunday Ukah from Aba, Abia State, the cook or chemist that produced the drugs for them.