The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has arrested a dismissed staff of the agency known as Ezekiel Adamu Pam.
According to NDLEA Niger State command, the 46 year-old ex-staff was arrested on October 9, 2020.
The agency said that Pam was caught with 254kg of dried weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa.
Aloye Oludare, Acting Commander of the agency, said the suspect was arrested in Mokwa, in Mokwa Local Government Local Area of the state.
The commander said Pam with staff Number SN 5454 was dismissed last year.
”They loaded the car in Ado Ekiti in company of another suspect who escaped heading to Adamawa state,” Oludare said.
He said that the suspect would be charged to court after the agency completed its investigation.