In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 20th, August, 2020

Busted!! 40-Ft Container Of Tramadol Intercepted In Lagos

Busted!! 40-Ft Container Of Tramadol Intercepted In Lagos

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 40-Ft Container Of Tramadol Intercepted In Lagos

The Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) has intercepted a  40-ft container loaded with Tramadol and different banned medicines at Brawal Terminal in Lagos.

NDLEA Chairman, Col. Muhammad Abdallah (Retd) confirmed the interception and additional revealed that the drug which is among the banned medicines within the nation was taken to a bonded terminal in Apapa.

A joint examination revealed 255 cartons of several types of Tramadol and different banned medicines.

A press release launched by NDLEA spokesperson Jonah Achema, learn;


“Police detectives in Apapa Space Command of Lagos State intercepted a 40-foot container laden with medication suspected to be Tramadol and codeine on August 6.

“The container was intercepted on water and brought to a bonded terminal in Apapa.

“NDLEA’s investigation additional revealed one other 40-foot container. This joint examination revealed 255 cartons of several types of Tramadol and different banned medicines.

“The NDLEA investigation additional revealed that  the Tramadol is manufactured in Pakistan which is a brand new discovery to the company as a result of earlier Tramadol was manufactured in India.

“That is of world curiosity. Drug trafficking is among the vices fueling insecurity throughout the nation.

“Abdallah observes that this investigation is a significant breakthrough for the company revealing the brand new route for motion of Tramadol into Nigeria which is from Pakistan through Europe (Hamburg) to Nigeria.”

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