By Uzair Adam Imam
Nine Ghanaians were reportedly nabbed by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLE) for attempting to smuggle 10,843.95kgs of cannabis into Nigeria.
Justice Akintayo Aluko of the Federal High Court, Lagos, while delivering his ruling in the matter, convicted the Ghanaians of conspiracy and dealing in cannabis.
The Ghanaians attempted to smuggle the cannabis through the sea and were sentenced to 72 years imprisonment.
Several reports indicated that they were initially arrested by men of the Civil Defence Corps and transferred to NDLEA for further investigation and prosecution.
The Daily Reality discovered that after the investigation, they were arraigned in charge number FHC/L/292C/2021.
The convicts include; Victor Wuddah, Freeman Gazul, Adotete Joseph, Sottie Moses, Sottie Stephen, Christian Tette, Kanu Okonipa, Daniel Koyepti, and Kanu Natte.