Troops foil bandits attack on Zamfara community
Written by Joey Shekwonuzhibo on November 6, 2023
Troops of the Joint Task Force Northwest, Operation Hadarin Daji, operating in Zamfara State have cleared an ambush by bandits, killing scores of the terrorists in the process.
The troops also foiled the terrorists attack on Karazau village under Kwatarkwashi district of Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State in the early hours of yesterday.
According to a statement made available to journalists by the spokesperson of Operation Hadarin Daji, Captain Yahaya Ibrahim, the troops received and timely responded to a distress call about the large numbers of armed terrorists attacking the village.
He says on approaching the village, the troops were ambushed by armed terrorists.
Correspondingly, the National Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says it has recovered no less than 14.4 million pills of Tramadol and bottles of codeine syrup worth over 13 billion naira in street value in Lagos State.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Director Media and Advocacy of the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi.
He says the operatives of the agency made the recovery in three major busts of drug cartels operating in the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos.
The three intelligence-led operations, according to the NDLEA, began with the raid of a house in Amuwo Odofin, where 490,000 pills of Tramadol and 81,519 bottles of codeine syrup measuring four million, five hundred and ten mililitres were recovered.