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NDLEA Arrests Student, Four Others With 10.255kg Of Drugs

Posted: Sep 25, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Abel Orukpe


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a student and four others at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, over unlawful possession of 10.255kgs of narcotics.

NDLEA Commander at the Lagos Airport, Mr. Ahmadu Garba, who disclosed this, on Thursday, explained that the suspects were caught at the MMIA, Lagos, and that the 10.255kgs of narcotics was hidden in garri, a West African food made from cassava and luggage.

He further explained that two of the drug suspects were coming from Brazil with cocaine while three others were going to South Africa, Dubai, and Pakistan when they were arrested. 

The names the suspects were given as Okonkwo Daniel Anagor, 26 year old student who was caught with 2.810kgs of Tramadol on his way to Dubai; Lawal Monsuru Ademola, 33 year old trader who was arrested with 3.310kgs of methamphetamine on his way to South Africa, while Ogbonna Donatus Chigozie was caught attempting to smuggle 610 grammes of cocaine to Pakistan.

According to him, two other suspects, Okoro Chibueze Augustine and Okpue Ernest Ifeanyi, were caught with 2.575kgs and 950 grammes of cocaine from Brazil.