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NDLEA destroys 3.7 hectares of Hemp farmland, seizes 1,465 kg in Ekiti  

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 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA Ekiti State Command has destroyed no fewer than 3 7 hectares of Hemp farmland at Ire Ekiti Forest in Oye Local Government Area of the state Slso the agency had arrested eight suspects including a woman alleged to be involved in cultivating the illegal crop and seized 1 465kg of substances suspected to be hemp from the farmland Mr Kabir Ibrahim a Deputy Commander Operations and Investigation and Mr Isaac Fadare the Principal Staff In Charge of Operations at the NDLEA in the state led the team for the operations to Ire Ekiti on Friday Ibrahim speaking with newsmen shortly after the raiding of the three farms located about 20kilometers aways from the town said that the agency acted on tips about the Hemp plantation in the forest in Ire Ekiti Acting on pieces of information that there is Cannabis sativa plantation popularly known as hemp here in Ire Ekiti forest and that the people have started harvesting we immediately swung into action I dentified the three farms recovered 1 465 kg of the substance and arrested eight suspects The farms which are located about 20kilometres aways from the town spanned over 3 7 hectares of land mass he said Ibrahim urged members of the communities to cultivate legitimate crops on their farm plantation as against planting of Hemp NewsSourceCredit NAN
NDLEA destroys 3.7 hectares of Hemp farmland, seizes 1,465 kg in Ekiti  

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ekiti State Command,  has destroyed no fewer than 3.7 hectares of Hemp farmland at Ire-Ekiti Forest in Oye Local Government Area of the state.

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Slso, the agency had arrested eight suspects, including  a woman  alleged to be involved in  cultivating the illegal crop and seized 1,465kg of substances suspected to be hemp from  the farmland.

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Kabir Ibrahim

Mr Kabir Ibrahim, a Deputy Commander, Operations and Investigation and Mr Isaac Fadare, the Principal Staff In-Charge of Operations at the NDLEA in the state, led the team for the operations to Ire-Ekiti on Friday.

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Ibrahim speaking with newsmen shortly after the raiding of the three farms located about 20kilometers  aways from the town,  said that the agency acted on tips about the Hemp plantation in the forest in Ire-Ekiti.

“Acting on  pieces of information that there is Cannabis sativa plantation, popularly known as hemp here in Ire-Ekiti forest and that the people have started harvesting,we immediately swung into action.

“I dentified the three farms, recovered 1,465 kg  of the substance and arrested eight suspects.

“The farms which are located about 20kilometres aways from the town, spanned over 3.7 hectares of land mass,” he said.

Ibrahim urged members of the communities to cultivate legitimate crops on their farm plantation as against planting of Hemp.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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