Businesswoman Grows Indian Hemp Inside Abuja Home


An Abuja businesswoman, Onyinye Nwoke, 38, has been arrested following an intelligence-led raid at her residence, House 56, Aldenco Estate, Galadimawa, where operatives uprooted fresh stems of cannabis plants grown at the backyard.

This was disclosed on Sunday in a statement by the Director of Media and Advocacy of the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi.

The statement said the uprooted plants weighed 18.4kgs, while 800grams of cannabis seeds were also recovered from the house.

In a related development, a raid at a rented apartment in Raji Rasaki First Estate in Festac town, Lagos on August 27, 2022 led to the seizure of 412,780 tablets of Tramadol and the arrest of one of the suspects involved, Kingsley Duru.

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