Ex-convict nabbed with cocaine in Kwara
Yusuf Sherifat, a 36 year old ex-convict was arrested by operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) along Specialist Hospital Road, Alagbado, Ilorin, Kwara for selling cocaine.
NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi in a statement on Sunday told reporters that Yusuf Sherifat recently completed a jail sentence following her conviction by a Federal High Court in Ilorin for dealing in 22 grams of crack cocaine.
Babafemi also disclosed to the public that her latest arrest was as a result of efforts of the Agency’s Intelligence that revealed she has resumed sale of crack cocaine in Ilorin metropolis after she devised other means of delivering drugs along the road to regular customers who contact her via telephone calls.
Gombe State’s drug pimps were not left out from meeting with the cold hands of the law. Babafemi revealed that raids across the state between 1st September and Friday 10th September led to the arrest of nine drug dealers from whom assorted illicit drugs weighing over 150kg were recovered.
”One of such was the interception of a DAF truck loaded with 128kg of psychotic substances were coming from Onitsha, Anambra along Gombe-Yola road”, he said.275