Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted large consignments of Ghanaian Loud, a strong strain of cannabis sativa, smuggled into Lagos from Ghana loaded in two trucks and a J5 bus with a total weight of 14,524.8 kilogrammes.
A statement on Sunday by the spokesman of the anti-narcotics agency, Femi Babafemi said the three vehicles conveying jumbo bags of the psychoactive substance were trailed and intercepted at Ojuelegba area of Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday 28th January 2024.
Babafemi added that in the process of blocking the vehicles, two of the drivers jumped off on motion while the third driver, 66-year-old Nasiru Ojomu, who works with wanted Akala, Mushin based drug baron, Suleiman Jimoh (alias Olowo Idi Ogede, also known as Temo) was arrested.
The spokesman said in the last three years, NDLEA operatives have seized several shipments of same psychoactive substance worth billions of naira linked to Temo.
The wanted Akala based drug lord has since gone into hiding while the agency has continued manhunt for him.