The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Osun State branch, has destroyed 16.8 hectares of Cannabis located at Ikori in Isokan Local Government area.

The state commandant of the NDLEA, Samuel Egbeola who disclosed this at the agency’s office in Osogbo revealed that the cannabis farm was destroyed following a tip-off.

He said the agency equally seized 25kilograms of already harvested Cannabis found on the farm but no one was arrested.

“We are using this medium to appeal to the people of the state to always relate information on plantations, especially cannabis plantations to the agency.

“Our office is at testing ground area in Osogbo and it is always open.

“Lets us work together in ensuring a drug free State of Osun. We express our gratitude to those who have been giving us information.

"We also use this medium to solicit for the support of the press. It is our mandate to get the State rid of illicit drugs and this could only be made possible with your support and cooperation." Egbeola added.

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