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NDLEA intercepts 581 million Tramadol tablets in 2 days

581 million Tramadol tablets have been intercepted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), who intensified its raid in two days.

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The NDLEA who intercepted 241 million Tramadol tablets in 11 containers, weighing 118 metric tonnes, had earlier uncovered 340 million Tramadol tablets in 12 containers on November 15 at the port.

Mr Jonah Achema, Head of Public Affairs of the agency, Mr Jonah Achema,who confirmed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, disclosed that the seizure was made at the Apapa Port in Lagos. According to him, the containers had been on the watch-list of the NDLEA since November 2017, and were taken to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for search, based on the agency’s reasonable suspicion that they contained the drug.

He further disclosed that 39 more containers that were lined up for search, as the agency strongly suspected that they contained illicit drugs.

“This brings to 581 million Tramadol tablets uncovered within two days of the search. The search is still ongoing. We shall continue tomorrow as well,” he said.

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113 Comments

  1. Welcome NDLEA,U ‘ve been quiet for a longtime.please keep fishing out this drugs that is dangerous to human health. Good job..

  2. This is really great..it seems to me that the was already a cartel set in place before this tramadol was banned by the Federal government..

  3. This drugs are really bad, some people are so addicted to it to the extent that the drug do not take any effect on their body again when used, they take it as if they are taking paracetamol, am so happy for this news from NDLEA

  4. This Tramadol of a thing have lead people into problem, people take it not knowing you will be energized that moment and become lazy later.
    And it’s killing people’s life they don’t know.
    I will use this medium to thank NDLEA for their work.
    If possible let them band it totally.

  5. What!!! 581 Tablet For Who,
    This Is Totally Drug Abuse,
    That Much I Hope They Should Low The Rate As Which They DistributE

  6. this thing is killing Nigerians who are seriously addicted to the taking of tramadol. That is a good one from ndlea

  7. Good job…bravo! See how they want to kill our youth! Later organ failre will be on the rise.

  8. Bravo to NDLEA. They should continue in their quest to put a stop to the menace of drug abuse in the country.

  9. Good job and a gudus to our NDLEA that’s a good catch do keep up the good work because a lot are suffering from been addicts to that

  10. After Banning this drug people are still smuggling it… There should be penalty for the perpetrators

  11. More efforts to NDLEA. They will never bring good thing to our Nation Nigeria except things that will affect our life negatively

  12. Ndlea has done a great job, am glad such happened in fact the containers lined up for search should be thoroughly searched. well done

  13. some people are so addicted to it to the extent that the drug do not take any effect on their body again when used, they take it as if they are taking paracetamol, am so happy for this news from NDLEA

  14. Wow I can’t believe NDLEA did a good job like that in two days . I commend their effort . And I hope they apprend more banned goods coming into the country

  15. Good work.they should also intensify their search In all this pharmacy,chemist,they r the ones that deal mostly in illegal drugs

  16. Nice work NDLEA. Considering the rate at which Nigerians get addicted to tramadol, we need way less of it in our pharmaceutical system

  17. This drug has destroyed lots of youths and teachers especially in the Niger delta. This is a welcome development. Good work by the agency.

  18. This is a wonderful development, Weldone NDLEA more greese to your elbow hopefully this will hhelp to curb drug abuse in the country

  19. Good job NDLEA. You guys are really doing a Great job at least with these it will help curtail the use of this drugs

  20. Thanks to NDLEA had it been that they allowed them bring it into the country it will still be abuse by so people and it may result to another tragedy

  21. Good job NDLEA. People don’t care about d life of humanity again… How to make it Big is what most people care about (Ego mbute) even when they knew life could be lost .

  22. Well done to the NDLEA..they have done a great job..some selfish individual want to kill the youths of this country by importing this deadly drug..welldone.

  23. That’s a great job by the NDLEA. Tramadol’s side effect is so heinous that it can cut short blood circulation in the body.

  24. This Tramadol is causing havoc in the lives of our youths these days because they abuse it. Doctors prescribe Tramadol for patients probably to subside pains but our youths abuse it and use it for highness causing damages for the importers.

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