NDLEA OPERATIVES ARREST BRAZIL-BASED SUSPECTED DRUG BARON OVER 8-BILLION-NAIRA COCAINE STASH AT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN LAGOS.
Written by wave FM on May 24, 2021
The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a Brazil-based suspected drug baron, EJIOFOR ENWEREAKU, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos.
The NDLEA operatives, who rejected a 24, 500-dollar bribe, had linked EJIOFOR to earlier seizure of cocaine worth 8billion naira on May 8th.
In a statement, the NDLEA Director of Publicity and Media, FEMI BABALOLA, said EJIOFOR was arrested at the Lagos airport on Friday for importing 27.95 kilogrammes of cocaine in a travelling bag. Meanwhile, the Chairman of the NDLEA, retired Brigadier General BUBA MARWA, who had monitored the investigation, commended the operatives for their diligence and resilience in tackling the drug baron.