…As Area B Police Deploys Total Intelligence Against Drug Traffickers.
By News Emperor
The National Security Adviser (NSA), General Babagana Mongunu (Rtd.) has regretted the Nigeria has degenerated from a transit hub to into a production domain of drugs in the world.
The NSA also lamented the danger and harmful effect of drug addiction and and trafficking, saying that the issue is currently giving the govern of President Muhammadu Buhari a sleepless night and was one of the major issues the Federal Executive Council (FEC), chaired by the president himself deliberated on at the recent National Security Meeting.
The is coming on the heel of giant moves by the Area ‘B’ Command of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) where the Area Commander, Olasoji Akinbayo, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ASP), who is currently make great impact and the highest level of intelligence the discharge of his duties as the Area Commander in charge of Area “B” police Command, Apapa, Lagos.
Recall that the command in August this year the detectives of the command made a dramatic seizure of a 40 ft. container laden with drugs suspected Tramadol and Codeine.
In another interception that took place in the month of July this year, the command also recorded another unprecedented catch of container laden with dangerous substance suspected to be Tramadol. The July seizure came in a container with a container number SEGU 6326800 – The August seizure was said to have been intercepted on the waters while it was being transfered a bonded terminal.
However, Monguno who was billed to declare open the rescheduled News Emperor Magazine’s Sensitization and Enlightenment Seminar last March hinted that the 17 Methamphetamine Laboratories were recently shut down in the country, appealed that for something to be done urgently or what he called a general national approach to adopted to end the menace of drug trafficking and abuse in the country.
General Monguno who spoke recently based on the rampant cases of seizures of drugs and harmful substances, equally noted that drug trafficking was one of the vices fueling insecurity across the country.