The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it intercepted 2412 . 39 kilogrammes of various hard drugs in Oyo State within the third quarter of 2020 , the News Agency of Nigeria has reported .
The Commander of the agency in the state , Josephine Obi , made this known in a report to journalists on Saturday by the agency ’ s PRO, Mutiat Okuwobi .
Obi said that the drugs seized comprised Indian hemp , Tramadol , Diazepam, Rohypnol, Colorado , codeine and other psychotropic substances in a coordinated raid across the state .
According to her , operatives of the command, within the period under review , also arrested 37 persons suspected of committing various drug offences .
“ Thirty – one suspects were convicted for various drug offences with jail terms , ranging from six months to 10 years ’ imprisonment .
She said , “ The command also gave brief intervention via counselling to 49 people, who use drugs (PWUD ).
“ We rehabilitated six persons and integrated them back into society in this same period .
“ The state command is investigating the seizure of a lorry load of compressed cannabis , weighing 2060 . 7 kilogrammes, transferred to us by the Nigeria Customs Services, Oyo / Osun Command . ’’