CITIZENS COMPASS – THE Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State Command has narrated how it arrested some suspects and intercepted 10 bags of hard drugs in the state.
Spokesperson of the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin on behalf of the Lagos Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa disclosed this at a press conference on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at the Command’s headquarters in Ikeja.
According to him, the Command has done some investigations into the case and decided to hand over the suspects and the exhibits to the relevant authorities in charge of combating drugs abuse, the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA to conclude the investigation thoroughly and prosecute the suspects according to the law.
He reiterated that CP Idowu Owohunwa is committed to partnering with the public and NDLEA to ensure that Lagos state becomes a drug free society under his leadership as Lagos state Police boss.
The Assistant Commander in charge of Narcotics, NDLEA, Zofun Joseph Setonji deeply appreciated the Lagos State Police Command ably led by CP Idowu Owohunwa for another job well done. Zofun said that all hands must be on deck to ensure that we rid the country of hard drugs.
In his response , he said, ” Today, we are witnessing another positive evidence of a healthy synergy between the Nigeria Police Force and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) . We want to encourage members of the public not to hoard relevant information that will help NDLEA to win the war against drugs abuse” , he said.
Assistant Commander Zofun went ahead to sign the hand over notes presented by the Lagos Police Command, after which officers of NDLEA took away the suspects and the exhibits.