By Buba Gagigo
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (DLEAG) has confirmed the arrest of a Nigerian National with over 11,000 tablets of Ecstasy (Gaw-Gaw) on the 6th of February 2023.
“DLEAG operatives stationed in the West Coast Region took into custody a Nigerian National suspected to be involved in the dealing and trafficking of prohibited and controlled drugs.
“35 years old Abuchi Godspower Nwanko of Sanchaba Sulay Jobe was apprehended at his residence on the 6 February 2023 around 09:45 hours GMT Onwards with eleven thousand three hundred and forty (11,340) pills of ecstasy, a controlled drug. The estimated street value of the total quantities of drugs seized with him is said to be around three million nine hundred and sixty-nine thousand Dalasis (D 3,969,000.00),” DLEAG said.
The Drug Law Enforcement Agency (DLEAG) says the suspect is currently in custody as their operatives further investigate the matter. Ecstasy colloquially referred to as Gaw-Gaw or a quick fix in the streets is a highly potent psychoactive drug that causes confusion, anxiety, depression, and compulsive drug seeking behaviour.