Gov Yusuf Dazed by Drug Barons Boldness in Seeking Court’s Cover

Gov. Yusuf Amazed by Drug Dealers’ Boldness in Seeking Court Protection

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has expressed astonishment at the boldness exhibited by certain drug dealers who have sought legal recourse through court orders for the release of confiscated illicit drug shipments.

In an statement issued by the governor’s spokesperson, Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, it was disclosed that the governor was taken aback by their actions during his visit to the Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA), where he was briefed on the situation.

Governor Yusuf’s amazement was evident as he discovered that individuals engaged in the illicit drug trade had successfully procured court orders for the release of their seized contraband.

He conveyed his profound surprise at the judges who sanctioned such orders, emphasizing the severity of the issue at hand.

In response to this troubling development, Governor Yusuf instructed the state Attorney General to formulate a comprehensive strategy to prevent drug traffickers from exploiting legal loopholes in the future.

He stressed the crucial necessity for collaboration between the judiciary and the government to shield the state from the dangers posed by drug trafficking.

Recognizing the diligence KAROTA in apprehending illicit drugs, the Governor urged the agency to take the requisite actions to eliminate the confiscated substances.

Reiterating his administration’s unwavering dedication to combating drug smuggling within the state, Governor Yusuf affirmed governmental assistance to agencies committed to combating drug trafficking and abuse.

Governor Yus firm position underscores the seriousness of the drug trafficking dilemma and the urgent need for unified endeavors to protect the state from the menace of illicit substances.

Signed
Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa
Director General
Media and Publicity
Government Houses, Kano

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