The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested two businessmen at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, with consignments of cocaine and heroin going to Hong Kong and France in their bellies.
While 38-year-old was captured at the boarding gate of the Abuja air terminal on Friday, October 2023, during the outward freedom of travelers on Air France flight 818 to Paris, 41-year-old Agbo Chidike Sovereign was taken into NDLEA care on Saturday, October 21, while endeavoring to load up an Ethiopian flight ET 950 to Hong Kong through Addis Ababa.
They were both captured and confined after their body examine uncovered they ingested unlawful medications, after days in care and various discharges.
Representative for NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, who affirmed the turn of events, yesterday, said Emenike discharged 72 wraps of heroin weighing 1.171 kilograms, while Chidike released 49 pellets of cocaine with a complete load of 998.53 grams.
Babafemi expressed Chidike in his explanation, guaranteed he was a money manager managing in spare parts at the Alaba Worldwide market in Ojo area of Lagos.
He added that he was to be paid N3.1million, which he expected to use to import merchandise from Hong Kong.
Essentially, NDLEA agents at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport(MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, on Wednesday, October 25, captured a Qatar Aviation routes flight traveler going to Oman, and captured Agbo Celestine Tochukwu with a transfer of 58 packages of skunk gauging 29.10kgs while going through cycles to get onto his trip at the terminal 11 of the air terminal.
In his articulation, Tochukwu guaranteed he moved to Oman on May 6, and has been filling in as inn orderly in Oman prior to wandering into drug dealing.
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In the mean time, a sum of 2,197 kilograms of skunk were recuperated in four ban tasks in pieces of Ondo State in four days or less.
While 1,165.5kgs were seized in Uso, Owo Neighborhood Board on Wednesday, October 25, a transfer of 691kgs were recuperated from Ukugu woodland in Ipele the earlier day, Tuesday, October 24.
A suspect, Ifeanyi Abuguja, 32, was captured with 87kgs of same substance on Monday, October 23, at Agula Street, Ogbese, Akure North LGA, while 253.5kgs were recuperated at Ogbese market in Akure North Nearby Gathering on Thursday, October 26.
In Oyo State, two suspects: Ayo Dele, 19, and Olaitan Ahmed, 23, were captured with 160 grams of pot at a medication joint at Nalende area of Ibadan city on Sunday, October 22, while a subsequent activity at their stockroom in a similar region prompted the recuperation of 332kgs of a similar substance.
While agents of the Lagos Order of the Organization caught and recuperated a vehicle stacked with 209kgs of Uproarious at Okun Ajah region of the state on Monday, October 23, their partners in Gombe on Saturday, October 28, recuperated an unwanted transfer of 401 blocks of pot sativa gauging 392kgs and 21,000 cases of tramadol at Tumfure region of the state.