NDLEA Intercepts Vietnam-Bound Businessman

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted a 40-year-old businessman, Ejike Chibuke Solomon with 1.45 kilograms of cocaine concealed in his luggage while attempting to board an Ethiopia Airlines.

 NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi in a statement says Ejike was arrested at the Abuja airport as he was boarding Ethiopian Airline flight number 950 heading to Vietnam via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja after NDLEA officers subjected him to a thorough search.

He said that the illicit substance was discovered concealed in a factory fitted bag, adding that the suspect claimed he was on a business trip to Vietnam.

Meanwhile, NEMA said the operatives of a special unit of the Agency on Friday 1st March swooped on members of a syndicate that deals in methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin in their hideouts in parts of Lagos, as the operatives assigned for the operation raided the home of Esimone Amachukwu Christopher at 14 Arochukwu street, Ejigbo, where 10.012 kilograms of methamphetamine was found in possession of his associate, 40-year-old Evelyn Nneka Okem. 

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