OSUN State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said it had arrested 253 drug suspects in the state.
The suspects were 240 males and 13 females while only four have been convicted and about 30 cases are pending in court.
The NDLEA boss noted that the different illicit substances include cannabis sativa, tramadol, Rohypnol among others.
“Number one of this list is the state government and other stakeholders in the state. We remain grateful and we solicit for more of this assistance.”
“The international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking or world drug day is marked on 26th June every year to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a world free of drug abuse and illicit trafficking.
“It is a day to share research findings, evidence-based data and lifesaving facts and to continue tapping into a shared spirit of solidarity.
“Each year a theme is selected by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime UNODC. The theme for this year is ‘share the facts on drug and save lives’.