Christmas turns sour for drug traffickers


LAGOS—SOME desperate drug traffickers in their bid to make-it-quick, ostensibly for the yuletide celebrations have been caught up in the dragnet of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

NDLEA operative

A statement signed by Jonah Achema, Principal Staff Officer, Public Affairs Unit, said the Agency’s Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command intercepted seven of the desperadoes, within the days preceding Christmas, as they attempted to smuggle varying prohibited drugs.

He stated: “The arrested suspected drug traffickers are: Toriola Latifu Ayodele, Aniemeka Victor, Mpecheni Abel Kabelo, Aneakee Valentine Chukwubuikem, Ugochukwu Anthony, Okeke Chikelue and Okeke Onyeka Henry.

“Ayodele was arrested with 6.620 kilograms of Ephedrine concealed in the false bottoms of two suitcases on Ethiopian Airline to South Africa. Arinzechukwu was arrested with 8.200…

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