Edgal Imohimi, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, on Wednesday led operatives of the state command and other security agencies to publicly destroy confiscated drugs, worth over N400 million in Ikorodu area of the state.

Imohimi, who addressed the press at the site of the event, said the drugs were seized from criminal during raids by the police and other sources in the past year.

The destruction took place at the Elepe dumpsite in Ikorodu.

According to the CP, the seized drugs include Indian hemp, cocaine, codeine, tramadol and all kinds of psychoactive substances.

Imohimi said the step was in tandem with his vision to protect the lives of citizens of the state.

Also at the event include Commandant Tajudeen Balogun from Civil defence; Major Akinwola, representative of 9th Brigade Commander, Nigerian Army; Lieutenant E.H. Abagi, representative of the commander BeeCroft; and Oluseye Oladejo, Lagos State Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs.