The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said that suspected Transborder trafficker, Emeka Okoro, and another suspected drug dealer Ibrahim Bello have been arrested by the operatives of the Agency with cocaine weighing 1.1kg which has a street value of N264 Million.
In a statement by Femi Babafemi, Director Media and Advocacy of the NDLEA said While Okoro was intercepted with 900 grammes of cocaine in a commercial bus along Abuja-gwagwalada on Monday 26th April, 2021 based on intelligence, Bello was nabbed with the 200 grammes of the illicit drug in zuba area of fct, Abuja same day through control delivery operation.
Acccording to the Commander of NDLEA, Fct, Muhammad Malami Sokoto was an intending traveller through Kano and Agadez in Niger Republic with wraps of Cocaine weighting 900 grammes while the other seizures of 200 grammes was equally made following intelligence on the 26 April, 2021.
” The Wraps of cocaine were not to be swallowed as has always been the case but to be concealed in Jerry cans of palm oil and transported through the border in Kano-Agadez-libya. The Suspect Emeka Okoro revealed that this has been the trend in the past months and fct.” Malami Sokoto disclosed
Femi Babafemi pointed out that Kogi Command of the Agency has interceted and seized 157.5kg of skunk concealed in false panel on the Peugeot J5 bus while a 43 year old suspect Godwin was arrested. Acccording to the Kogi State Commander of the Agency adewunmi Alfred the Suspect and his consignment was at patrol point in Lokoja the state capital heading to masaka in Nassarawa State before he was arrested seized the vehicle and illicit drug” Alfred added.
In his reactions, the Chairman/ Chief Executive of the NDLEA Brigadier General Muhammad Buba Marwa Retired commended commended officers and men of FCT Command and kogi Command of the Agency for their commitments
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