Drug Seizure and Arrest Statistics (2017)
Drug Seizure and Arrest Statistics 2017 reflected that 309,713kg of drugs were seized in 2017. A total of 191,353 kg of Cannabis was seized in 2017 . This represents 61.8% percentage of the total drug seized within the period under review.
Tramadol followed closely with 96,136kg seized representing 31% of the total drug seized. Edo State recorded the highest kg (45,338) of drug seizure while Zamfara State recorded the least with 87.21kg of drug seized.
10,290 arrest were made in 2017. 9,626 were male while 664 were female. 1,605 or 15.6% were convicted in 2017 while 1,167 or 11.3% were on counselling. 92,687 kg of exhibits were destroyed while 317 hectares of farmland were also destroyed.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics