NDLEA arrests six suspected drug traffickers at MMIA

Six suspected drug traffickers have been apprehended at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos with 13.410kg of substances that tested positive for narcotics by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

NDLEA commander at the Lagos airport, Ahmadu Garba gave the names of the suspects as follows; Gabriel Chidimma Juliet, 25, caught with 2.900kg of cocaine in duty free bag; Anagbogu Churchill Okwudili, 48, ingested 47 wraps of cocaine weighing 940 grammes and Enenchi Jerome Oguejiefor, 36, concealed 5.500kg of cannabis inside ‘fufu’. Others are Ani Kennedy Tochukwu, 32, who packed 21 wraps of cocaine weighing 350 grammes inside jeans trousers; Eletamuzor Celestine Kenechukwu, 28, caught with a kilogramme of ephedrine inside hair attachment and Okpala Vitus Arinzechukwu, 35, caught with 2.720kg of cocaine.

Apart from Eletamuzor Celestine Kenechukwu and Enenchi Jerome Oguejiefor that attempted to export ephedrine and cannabis to South Africa and Dubai others were apprehended smuggling drugs into the country.