A middle aged man, Muideen Agboola, who is standing trial for dealing in hard drugs, on Monday entered a plea of guilty at a Federal High Court, Ibadan.
According to him, poor economy forced him to commit the crime.
In entering his plea, he said: “I plead guilty to the offence and I beg this court to temper justice with mercy in sentencing me.”
Agboola, who trafficked 150 grammes of marijuana. said he did not have money to pay for a lawyer to defend him.