By Tony Ogbechie
Troops of 63 Brigade Nigerian Army have intercepted a boat laden with 20 bags of illicit substances suspected to be cannabis sativa.
The troops were on routine patrol along Asaba-Onitsha waterways when they sighted a suspicious movement of the boat, according to the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Captain George Okupe.
Okupe in a statement, said the suspicion prompted troops to chase the boat to ascertain it’s contents.
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“Consequently, members public are hereby enjoined to provide useful information on criminal activities to security agencies for prompt response.
“Additionally, law abiding citizens are further enjoined to go about their lawful businesses, while being assured of the protection of their lives and property.”