Armed men suspected to be members of a drug cartel have killed three operatives of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Owode-Yewa, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State.
According to Tribune the victims were officers attached to the state command of the agency.
The gang, it was gathered unleashed terror of the anti-drug agents, who had gone to the area on an operation, following a tip-off that drug dealers operated in the area.
The drug dealers, the Nigerian Tribune gathered were suspected to be behind the large supply of the drugs to some states in the South-West.
The drug dealers were said to have laid ambushed for the NDLEA officers, who were said to be on the raid of the area.
The incident was confirmed by the NDLEA’s Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Abdullahi Sarduana.