Adama Uomar Issa, whom was identified as a chadian, was apprehended by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA for allegedly trafficking illegal drugs in Jalingo, Taraba State with different forms of drugs.
NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, in a statement, yesterday revealed that he supplied drugs to Boko Haram syndicates, adding that Issa allegedly bought the drugs in Onitsha, Anambra State, concealed them in ladies’ bags and was on his way to deliver them when the NDLEA nabbed him.
Babafemi said: “The suspect, Adama Uomar Issa, was arrested on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Jalingo, Taraba State, with 21.70kg of Tramadol 225mg and 250mg. Also seized from him were 15.7kg of Exol.5; 100,050 France CAF and N61,000.
“Investigations have, however, shown that he is a major supplier of illicit drugs to Boko Haram insurgents. At the point of interdiction, the drugs, which he bought from Onitsha in Anambra State, were concealed inside new ladies’ handbags and shoes.”