Drug traffickers in Gambia and West Africa in general are allegedly using new techniques and entry points in their shipments which allow them to efficiently trade both drugs and suspected firearms. This not only puts the internal security of the Republic of Gambia and other affected states at risk, but also, reduces the countries economical growth a good example being Nigeria.
Trafficking business has now become very sophisticated following alleged involvement of high ranking government officials. The police are also suspected to have been involved through receiving bribes from these mafia leaders to protect the drugs on airports when landing.
Latest reports reveal that opium is now making its way from Afghanistan, through the Middle East and into West Africa which is then repackaged to go to potential markets in America.
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