Nigerian national is in custody for drug dealing and trafficking


Operatives of The Drug Law Enforcement Agency of the Gambia  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.

The press despatch  states  that “35 years old Abuchi Godspower Nwanko of Sanchaba Sulay Jobe was clutched 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). ”


The anti – drug operatives revealed that “Ecstasy commonly referred to as Gaw Gaw or a quick fix in the streets is a highly potent psychoactive drug that causes confusion, anxiety, depression and a compulsive drug seeking behaviour. The most dangerous aspect relates to abusers using such drugs that are without quality standards or in combination with other types of drugs. Such a behaviour can result in immediate or permanent confusion or even loss of life. “