The spokesman for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Femi Babafemi, has said operatives of the Agency don’t need to have a warrant before they can search premises.

He said this following an outcry over the way NDLEA operatives raided the home of singers Zinoleesky and Mohbad, during which, according to the spokesman, Cannabis and Molly were recovered.

In a viral video from the raid, residents could be heard demanding a warrant from the operatives who ignored them while moving on with the arrest of the singers.

Posting on Facebook, Babafemi shared a screenshot of an Act that allows NDLEA operatives to search premises without having a warrant.

He captioned the screenshot, “This is for the benefit of those who want to know why officers of @ndlea_nigeria don’t need a warrant to search premises or vehicles; arrest suspects or seize exhibits. It’s the LAW!”

The screenshot read, “b) Any officer of the Agency involved in the enforcement of the provisions of this Act:

“May, without warrant, enter and search any land, building or carrier, including aircraft, vehicle or container or any other instrumentalities whatsoever which he has reason to believe is connected with the commission of an offence under this Act.

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