NDLEA Intercepts 101 parcels of Cocaine in Lagos

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA in Nigeria, have intercepted 101 parcels of Cocaine concealed in children’s duvet at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The illicit drug was brought into the country by a 52-year-old Brazilian returnee, Akudirinwa Hilary Uchenna who hails from Imo state, South-East  Nigeria.

— NDLEA NIGERIA (@ndlea_nigeria) April 10, 2022

A press statement by the Director Media and Advocacy NDLEA headquarters Abuja Mr. Femi Basfemi said: “The suspect was arrested on Saturday 9th April at the D-Arrival Hall of the Lagos airport upon his return from Sao Paulo, Brazil via Doha aboard Qatar Airline flight, with the class A drug weighting13.2 kilogram.”

This video shows how @ndlea_nigeria uncovered 101 parcels of Cocaine hidden in children duvets at Lagos airport. Whichever route they take, they surely have this agency to contend with #SayNoToDrugTraffickingAndAbuse pic.twitter.com/YeKlRV2Ry9
— NDLEA NIGERIA (@ndlea_nigeria) April 10, 2022

Also, in Lagos, “an early morning raid in the notorious Akala, Mushin area of the state on Saturday 9th April led to the seizure of 746.25 kilograms of cannabis.“

Also, “a cross-border drug trafficker, Stanley Chibuzor, 21, was on Friday 8th April arrested by officers of the Marine Unit of NDLEA stationed at Oron beach, Oron, Akwa Ibom state with 11,190 tablets of Tramadol during the outward clearance of passengers traveling to Cameroon.”

Similarly, “In Ondo state, a drug dealer who produces and sells skuchies, Oluwaseun Agboola, 25, was arrested on Thursday 7th April, at his Igoba, Second Gate, Akure residence where 73 bottles of skuchies weighing 77kg stocked in his kitchen were recovered.”

While commending officers and men of the MMIA, AIIA, Edo, Zamfara, Akwa Ibom, Lagos and Ondo state Commands of the Agency for the arrests and seizures, the Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (Rtd) charged them and their colleagues across the country to remain focussed and abstain from acts capable of compromising or jeopardizing the collective goal of ridding Nigeria of drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking.

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