The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kogi State Command, has destroyed Cannabis sativa farms spanning over four kilometres in Agbokete community of Igalamela-Adolu Local Government Area of the state.
Mr Alfred Adewunmi, Commander, NDLEA, Kogi while speaking on Wednesday in Kara community forest at the end of the operation on Wednesday, said the farms were discovered through intelligence gathering.
Adewunmi said the cannabis plantations were worth over N1.5 million and would have caused the state and the nation monumental damages to health, especially among youths who should be assets to the nation.
The Commander who ensured that over 40 hectares of cannabis plantation were totally destroyed said that the topography of the adjourning farms stretching over four kilometres portended a lurking danger for the nation.
He condemned the activities of some individuals who were desperate and would stop at…