Published On: Sun, Apr 23rd, 2017

NDLEA Arrests Notorious Cocaine Dealer In Adamawa

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ADAMAWA/By Tom Garba, Yola – The Adamawa Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) has confirmed the arrest and prosecution of notorious Cocaine dealer, Ahmed Buba  a.k.a “Ajebo” with a total of 13.9 grams of cracked cocaine.

The State Commander of the Agency, Yakubu Kibo confirmed the development to journalists in Yola.

Mr. Kibo said the arrest was first of its kind in the history of Cocaine seizure in the state, adding that the kingpin after the arrest was charged to Federal High Court ,Yola, on April 12, 2017  and was convicted to five years imprisonment without the option of fine.

He said that the agency after the arrest conducted an intensive laboratory test and the substance was finally confirmed to be cocaine positive mixed with Soda Bicarbonate.

“The Command on April 7, 2017 at about 8 pm arrested one  Ahmed Buba a.k.a “Ajebo” with a total of 13.9 grams of  substance believed to be cracked Cocaine.

“He was arrested in Yola town in front of Modibbo Adama University of technology Distance Learning Centre with the illicit drug concealed in a car brain box,” Mr. Kibo  said.

He said that the agency had trailed the kingpin for about six months following an intelligence report.

Mr. Kibo explained that after thorough investigation in his house at Wuro-Chekke ward in Yola South Local Government area, the kingpin admitted to be in the illicit business for the past two years.

He pointed out that Mr. Buba, who was 37 years old, was the main sources of cocaine business to several institutions of higher learning in the state.

According to the Commander, after further investigations it was uncovered that the king pin has wasted the lives of many innocent youths in the state who became addicted to the cocaine.

“Ahmed Buba has confirmed to the command that the sources of his cocaine is from Abuja,” he said, pointing out that the cracked cocaine is more dangerous than the ordinary powdered cocaine if consumed.

Mr. Kibo worried that the hard drugs cartels were now using vehicles spare parts popularly known as ” Belgium ” to conceal illicit in order to defeat security checking points.

He warned that the command would not relented in its efforts to rid out the state free of drugs.

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