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Wanted notorious drug dealer Musa cracked by NDLEA

A wanted notorious drug dealer, Abdullahi Musa a.k.a. Yerima Uding has been cracked by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
A statement issued by NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi on Sunday said Musa was in the early hours of Thursday 16th June arrested in Hong town, Adamawa state.
“The 53-year-old suspect was caught with 57 blocks of compressed cannabis sativa, concealed in the boot of his ash coloured Toyota Corolla car with reg. no. GMB 185 MF.
“He has been fingered as the mastermind of the mob attack in Hong on 6th October, 2020 that led to the death of an NDLEA operative and another officer now bedridden due to permanent incapacitation,” he said.
He said in Borno State, another drug dealer Umar Musa was arrested in Tashan Kano, Gwoza LGA on Thursday 17th June with 8,000 capsules and tablets of Tramadol weighing 4.550kgs, while 32.182kgs cannabis were seized by NDLEA operatives along Okene/Abuja highway, Kogi state from a commercial bus travelling from Lagos to Abuja.
“Following credible intelligence, operatives also arrested one Nwanbunike Chibuike, 22, with 19,576 tablets of Exol-5, Diazepam, Tramadol and Rohypnol as well as 7.9 litres of Codeine at Ogere, Ikenne LGA, Ogun state on Wednesday 15th June.
“In Zamfara, a consignment of 11,660 tablets of Hyponox and 6,000 ampoules of pentazocine injection was recovered from a drug dealer, Success Amaefuna at Tsafe area of the state on his way to Sokoto state, while 5,000 tablets of Tramadol were seized from Darius John F. Mbugun, 33, who ordered the consignment from Onitsha, Anambra state.
“The drug exhibit was concealed in a bag of gari for distribution in Gembu, Sardauna LGA, Taraba state,” he said.
Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) commended the officers and men of the MMIA, DOGI, Tincan, Adamawa, Borno, Kogi, Ogun, Zamfara and Taraba Commands of the Agency for the seizures and arrests of the past week.
He encouraged them and their compatriots across other formations to remain vigilant and intensify their offensive action against the drug cartels in all parts of the country.

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