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Ex-BRT Driver Excretes 90 Wraps Of Cocaine, NDLEA Intercepts N4.5Bn

Ex-BRT Excretes 90 Wraps Of Cocaine, NDLEA Intercepts N4.5Bn

Ex-BRT Driver Excretes 90 Wraps Of Cocaine, NDLEA Intercepts N4.5Bn

Ex-BRT Driver Excretes 90 Wraps Of Cocaine, NDLEA Intercepts N4.5Bn

At the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency discovered 22 blocks of heroin weighing 23.55 kilograms that were hidden within baby food packages.

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This was revealed in a statement released on Sunday by Femi Babafemi, Director of Media Advocacy at NDLEA.

He claimed that on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, a South African Airways flight carried the consignments, valued at over N4.5 billion, into the country from South Africa.

The statement read in part, “After a series of follow-up operations that led to the arrest of two freight agents, the actual receiver of the drug consignment, Chike Okeke Eweni, who distributes the substance for his South Africa-based partner, was arrested the following day, Thursday, June 30, at a logistics warehouse on Ajao Estate, Ikeja. Chike, who hails from Anaocha LGA, Anambra State, claimed during a preliminary interview that he’s also into fish farming.”

Ex-BRT Driver Excretes 90 Wraps Of Cocaine, NDLEA Intercepts N4.5Bn

The NDLEA added that Muyiwa Bolujoko, a former employee of a public transportation provider, was detained on Monday, June 29, 2022, for consuming 90 cocaine pellets.

“He was arrested at the screening point before boarding a Qatar Airways flight en route Doha to Sharjah, with his trip expected to terminate in Dubai, UAE.

“The 39-year-old from Ijebu South LGA, Ogun State, was placed under excretion observation after a body scan result confirmed drug ingestion.

“While in custody, the suspect excreted all the 90 pellets in four excretions. He claimed he left his N60,000 per month job as a BRT driver in February and decided to work as a drug courier to raise funds to buy a shuttle bus, popularly called Korope in Lagos, to continue his transport business.

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“Meanwhile, in Rivers State, NDLEA operatives on Wednesday, June 29, arrested a 68-year-old woman, Mrs. Celina Ekeke, at Obunku community, Oyigbo LGA, with 231.2kg cannabis, while one Shedrack Eze was arrested the following day, Thursday, June 30, at Yankarfe, Zaria, Kaduna State, with 250,000 tablets of Exol 5, weighing 75kg,” the statement added.


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