In Lagos State, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested three suspects in possession of illicit drugs, including 200 sachets of 225mg Tramadol and 1.5 kilograms of cannabis Sativa.
Sunday Joshua, also known as De-General, a skit maker, was also arrested in the early hours of Wednesday following a raid on a notorious drug joint at Orchid Estate in Lekki, according to the agency.
“Acting on credible intelligence, the narcotic officers stormed the drug joint in the estate, and some persons including the suspected dealer ran away with bags suspected to contain exhibits,” said Mr Femi Babafemi, Director Media and Advocacy, NDLEA headquarters Abuja.
“They ran into a house located at 2B Saula Akinlolu way, Orchid estate, which is the residence of 22-year-old Sunday Joshua aka De General, where a search led to the recovery of drug exhibits including cannabis Sativa; Tramadol 225mg, and some drug use paraphernalia,” according to the trail.
“This came after the suspect requested that the search be recorded on video, which the officers granted out of courtesy. The suspect and his friends decided to disrupt the search of the house in a video that has gone viral on social media.
“The suspect admitted ownership of the drugs recovered from his home in his in-custody confessional statement.”