At Lagos Airport, NDLEA finds meth, skunk shipments hidden in clothing and tomato paste.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says its operatives have intercepted consignments of skunk concealed in tins of tomato paste and methamphetamine hidden in used clothes meant for export to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
According to NDLEA, the skunk in tomato paste consignment weighing 20 kilograms was intercepted on Friday at the SAHCO export shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA Ikeja, while the meth shipment with a gross weight of 1.60kg was seized at a courier company in Lagos.
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Sunday by the NDLEA’s Director of Media & Advocacy, Femi Babafemi.
The anti-narcotic agency also announced that another consignment of 556 grams of Canadian loud sent from Canada to one Tunji Adebayo in Ikorodu, Lagos, was also intercepted by its officers at the Directorate of Operations and General Investigation, DOGI, attached to courier firms.
Similarly, NDLEA operatives on Monday raided the enclave of an alleged notorious drug lord in Akala, Mushin, Lagos, Abdul Rauf (aka ‘Na God), where 1,101kgs of Ghanaian loud were recovered and three suspects arrested while the wanted kingpin remains at large.