Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a notable producer of new psychoactive substance, popularly called Akuskura in Kano.
Qasim Ademola was arrested by anti-narcotic officers who intercepted 26, 600 bottles of the illicit substance meant for distribution across Northern states.
The consignment was seized on Thursday September 15 along Zaria-Kano road, Gadar Tamburawa, Kano while the 39-year-old producer from Akinyele LGA, Oyo state and three of his distributors were arrested in follow up operations.
The Chairman/Chief Executive of the NDLEA, Buba Marwa, commended the officers and men of the command in Kano for their vigilance and resilience.
He charged them and others across the country to remain focussed as they daily discharge their responsibilities.