Katsina state joint operation committee on the use of illegal drugs says it has arrested ten people in possession of marijuana. The chairman of the committee who is also the director pharmaceuticals in the ministry of health Alhaji Aminu Usman Koguna made the revelation while handing over the suspects to the state office of the NDLEA. The ten suspects were arrested within Funtua Local Government with possession of marijuana and other illegal drugs on Sunday 16th September at Unguwar Dahiru in Funtua town. After some careful search we succeeded in finding a sacks of Marijuana hidden in farmland amid harvesting some farm produce, the chairman said.
While commenting, the Katsina NDLEA boss Hajiya Maryam Gambo Sani commended the Katsina state government for the committee which she said is significantly complimenting the efforts of her agency.