NDLEA raids drug stores in Lagos

NDLEA raids drug stores in Lagos

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have raided two clandestine drug stores in Lagos where a pregnant woman Eze Joy Chioma was arrested with 1,442 kilograms of imported skunk while four men including a 62-year-old Basset Emmanuel were arrested with 182,000 tablets of Tramadol.

This is contained in a press statement by the Director Media and Advocacy NDLEA headquarters Abuja Mr Femi Babafemi.

The statement explained that, “the 27-year-old Chioma Eze was arrested on Friday 17th Dec when operatives raided her store and home in Ojo area of Lagos while another suspect, Michael Oroke was also nabbed with 29kg of the illicit drug in the same location.

The previous day, 16th December, “operatives had equally raided a hideout in Abule-egba area of the state where Basset Emmanuel, Ezekwem Lawrence, Mohammed Aliyu, and Suwidi Isiaku were arrested with 182,000 tablets of Tramadol 225mg,” The Spokesman noted.

In similar raids across eight states of Rivers, Kogi, Benue, Adamawa, Anambra, Edo, Ekiti and Ondo, over 4,000 kilograms of assorted illicit drugs have been seized by the NDLEA operatives.

The Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig.


Mohammed Buba Marwa (Retd) commended the officers and men of the 9 state commands for their resilience and charged them not to relent in the war against drug trafficking.


NDLEA raids drug stores in Lagos

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