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NDLEA: 16.8 hectares of Indian hemp destroyed in Osun State


The Osun State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) was alleged to have on Wednesday destroyed destroyed 16.8 hectares of Indian hemp farm located in Ikoyi community in the state

The Commandant of the agency, Samuel Egbeola told newsmen that the farm was destroyed on September 26, 2017.

According to him, no arrest was made during the operation, the drugs law enforcement team arrived the farm, but nobody was found, they also destroyed by the farm.

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He said that 25 kilograms of already harvested hemp were found on the farm during the operation.

“We are appealing to the people of the state to always relate information on plantations, especially cannabis plantations to the NDLEA. Our office is always open, so people with useful information are always welcome at any time so we can all work together in ensuring a drug free state.”

” It is our mandate to rid the state of illicit drugs and this can only be made possible with the support and cooperation of the people. We also use this medium to solicit for the support of the press.” He said.

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