The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that it has intercepted 4,448 kilograms of cannabis sativa.
The NDLEA spokesperson, Mr Femi Babafemi said that it was intercepted in three states; Ondo State, Delta and Kebbi.
Babafemi said the suspects, Rotimi Oyekan and Precious Aluju were nabbed with cannabis sativa weighing 903.3kgs.
He also said that another team of NDLEA officers arrested Babatunde Oluyara at Igbotako area of the state, with 168.5kgs of the same substance.
He said, “In Kebbi, two suspects: Austine Julius and Sale Yakubu were arrested on Sunday, Dec. 4, along Yawuri-Kebbi road.
“The arrested came with a loaded Dyna Truck with 117 bags of Cannabis Sativa weighing 1,070 kilograms concealed under bags of oranges.
“The following day, Monday, Dec. 5, another set of two suspects: Abdullahi Bala and Ibrahim Wade were intercepted along Koko- Kebbi road.
“They were arrested in a Dyna Truck loaded with 114 bags of the same substance weighing 1,140 kilograms concealed under crates of soft drinks,” he said.