The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted another shipment of cannabis sativa concealed in building materials.
The drug packed in 409 bags with a total weight of 7,073kg was ingeniously concealed in a consignment of building materials in a truck.
The driver of the truck and another accomplice, have been arrested in connection with the seized weeds valued at N70.7million.
According to the NDLEA, Edo State Commander, Mr. Wakawa Buba, investigation has shown that the truck departed Akure, Ondo State on its way to Abi in Delta State.
The driver of the truck, Monday Amusoga, 39, who lives in Benin City and Omebu Kingsley, 30, based in Delta State, are currently being interrogated.