He said the suspects: Mohammed Hussaini, 32; Adamu Bella, 18, and Mohammed Umar, 18, were arrested at Tsamiya Junction, Madanya Road, Mubi North Local Government Area of Adamawa.
The spokesman said the suspects were arrested on Friday Jan. 28 with the exhibits concealed in the packets of another drug.
“When interviewed, they claimed the drugs were being taken to Bagira town along Nigeria-Cameroon border to be delivered to some Cameroonians for onward delivery to Maroua in Cameroon.
“This comes on the heels of a similar operation at Alaba Rago area of Lagos where operatives of the state command of the agency intercepted 1,200 parcels of imported Loud.
“A strong variant of cannabis suspected to have been smuggled into the state from a neighbouring country with a total weight of 1,229 kilogrammes,” he said.
In another raid on Wednesday January 26, at Suru Alaba, Ajeromi-Ifelodun LGA, Lagos, operatives arrested one Ibrahim Musa, 25, with 18,530 tablets of Tramadol, Rohynol, Diazepam, Exol-5, and 138 bottles of Codeine.
Mr Babafemi said that operatives at the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc, SAHCO, export shed of the Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos, during their routine cargo search intercepted a consignment of 22 international passports.
The passports, he said, comprised of six different countries concealed in a bag of granulated grain (Gari) among other food items at the MMIA, Ikeja Lagos.