CP Imohimi Edgal destroys Drugs worth N400m at Elepe Dump Site Ikorodu

Police burn N400 million drugs in Lagos, declare war on drug dealers

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal on Wednesday destroyed over N400m worth of drugs.

The CP while destroying the drugs at Elepe dump site, Ikorodu said the dtugs were seized between Jan. 2018 and now.

"The substances we are destroying here were recovered during the course of raidng on criminal hideouts.

"The substances contain Cocaine, Tramadol, Codeine, Indian Hemp and other dangerous drugs worth over N400m.

"This is why we have decided to fight illegal use and sale of drugs and we have being receiving assistance through partnership with security agencies and the Lagos State government. 

"These drugs were seized between Jan. 2018 and now. Since our store had become filled beyond capacity, we decided to approach the court for order to destroy them." he said.

Edgal further thanked members of the public for their useful information and urged them to say something whenever they see something.

"I want to assure Lagosians that this partnership will be strengthened as we will go from community to community to get the drugs off the street." he said.

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