NDLEA Bust Cocaine Warehouse In Lagos
Kanyi Daily had reported that the NDLEA busted a cocaine warehouse located at the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
During the operation, the billion naira worth of cocaine, which weighed 1.8tonnes was seized, and the suspected drug barons were also arrested.
“VIDEO: NDLEA sets ablaze 1.8 tons of cocaine recovered from a warehouse in Ikorodu area of Lagos today, Tuesday 27th September 2022,” the caption read.
VIDEO: NDLEA sets ablaze 1.8 tons of cocaine recovered from a warehouse in Ikorodu area of Lagos today, Tuesday 27th September 2022. pic.twitter.com/xYGUMMZAS7
— NDLEA NIGERIA (@ndlea_nigeria) September 27, 2022
Falz Reacts To Burning Of Cocaine Seized By NDLEA In Lagos
Reacting to the news, Falz faulted the agency for burning what he calls potential evidence before culprits are arraigned before a court of law.
He asked, “This administration must really think that we are daft sha!! What is this lamba (lie) that the NDLEA is giving with this cocaine seizure saga? Dem dey burn evidence?”
This administration must really think that we are daft sha!!
What is this lamba that the NDLEA is giving with this cocaine seizure saga? Dem dey burn evidence? 🤦🏽♂️
— Bop Daddy (@falzthebahdguy) September 27, 2022
In a release shared by the agency on Tuesday, it was stated that an order of the Federal High Court in Lagos was obtained for the public destruction of the illegal drugs.
At the site of destruction, NDLEA chairman Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (retd) was represented by the agency’s Director, Prosecution and Legal Services, Deputy Commander General of Narcotics Sunday Joseph.
Sunday said out of the 1.8-ton seized, 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.
He further affirmed, “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.”