National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA arrested 509 suspected drug traffickers in Borno in 2022.
NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Joseph Icha, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on Tuesday that the suspects comprised 500 males and nine females.
He added that during the period, the Borno office of the NDLEA secured 34 convictions of drug traffickers and users, while 174 cases were still pending in courts.
Icha urged politicians to sensitise their supporters against the use of drugs and engaging in violent campaigns and warned that anyone found culpable would to face the full wrath of the law.
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