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NDLEA intercepts N2bn codeine imported from India

The Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) has intercepted 40,250 kilograms of Schedule 2 managed narcotics in Lagos State.

The codeine stash price N2billion was imported in two 40ft containers from India.

Overseas companions in addition to Nigeria Customs, Division of State Companies (DSS) and Nigerian Navy assisted the NDLEA.

The consignments have been introduced in containers marked HLBU 2239792 with 1,125 cartons of the drug and HLBU 1067338 with 1,751 cartons.

Seized on the Port Specific Bonded Terminal, Berger-Apapa, the medication have been hid behind cartons of Hypergra 200mg and deluxe chilly cutters.

NDLEA Chairman, Buba Marwa, vowed that no gram of banned substances shall be allowed to enter Nigeria.

The most recent bust adopted the seizure of 14,080kg codeine syrup and 4,352.43kg chilly caps in a 40ft container additionally imported from India. Supply: DailyPost

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