THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), State of Osun Command, has destroyed 0.36 acres of Cannabis Sativa popularly known as Indian Hemp farm.
The farm, located at Obada Sawmill, Owena Ijesa in Oriade Local Government area of the state, was said to have 20kg Cannabis Sativa.
OSUN DEFENDER gathered that the farm was destroyed by the officers of the NDLEA led by ACN Oladele Ali last Saturday, April 15, 2023.
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According to a statement by the Public Affairs Officer of the agency in Osun, Odigie Charles, NDLEA discovered the cannabis sativa farm with the aid of some hunters.
Odigie disclosed that the hunters were paid huge amount of money by the agency to locate the farm, stating that the NDLEA officers surmounted a lot of obstacles to be able to get in and out of the farm.
He said: “NDLEA Osun state Command officers, led by ACN Oladele Ali, carried out a cannabis sativa farm destruction of 0.36 acres of land and recovered fresh cannabis sativa, which weighed 20kg at Obada sawmill, in Owena Ijesa, Oriade LGA Osun state on 15th April, 2023.
“Officers from the DPRS National Headquarters, Abuja were part of the team. The officers surmounted a lot of obstacles to be able to get in and out of the farm.
“We paid some hunters huge amount of money to assist us in getting the farm. No arrest was made, but we are tracking down the owners”.