Attempts by an Emmanuel Chibuzor Omebere and a female passenger, Isesele Obehi, to export illicit drugs to Europe through Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja were thwarted by agents of the National Anti-Fighting Agency. Drugs, NDLEA, who arrested them shortly before boarding their flights.
This was made known in a statement issued by NDLEA’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, on Sunday.
According to Babafemi, Obehi was captured on Saturday during the Ethiopian Airline flight departure clearance in the departure lounge of Gate B of Lagos Airport on her way to Milan, Italy, with three hundred and twelve (312) envelopes of Tramadol, which they weighed 1.5 kg, hidden. in crawfish and dried vegetables, while Omebere was also caught with 137.45 grams of the same drug hidden in food products at Abuja airport on Thursday during the departure clearance of the Turkish Airline flight to Istanbul, Turkey.
In another event, a 38-year-old pregnant woman, Kate Ngozi Nwuju, was arrested on Tuesday, September 14 at her residence in Rumueme, in the mile 4 area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, with 4.5 kilograms of cannabis after the intelligence that he sells drugs.
In addition, an Aliyu Saidu, suspected of being a false soldier, was arrested with 2.3 kg of Cannabis Sativa on a commercial bus from Lagos to Makurdi, on Monday, September 13, at the Aliade checkpoint, in Benue state. .
In Kano, a Shuaibu Yusuf, was arrested on Friday, September 17 with 537 kg of cannabis sativa, hidden between bags of cement in a truck, while in Ogun state, five people were arrested on Tuesday, September 14 after his truck carrying 552 kg of cannabis was intercepted at Ogere Remo, along the Lagos-Ibadan highway.