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The packages of cannabis sativa, each weighing 10.70 kg, to Doha, Qatar via the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos State, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency detained Chidinma Chinenye-Agbazue, 35.

According to rumors, the illegal substances were hidden in dried veggies and an African salad known as “Abacha.

” The Department of State Services’ agents worked alongside us to complete the operation. In Lagos State, another suspect offered a bribe of N5 million, which the anti-drug agents allegedly turned down.

In a statement on Sunday, NDLEA spokesperson Femi Babafemi disclosed the development in addition to summarizing the agency’s recent week’s worth of arrests and recoveries.

“Operators of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have detained a 35-year-old lady, Chidinma Chinenye-Agbazue after she was caught trying to export 20 parcels of cannabis sativa weighing 10.70kg to Doha, Qatar through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos state,” stated Babafemi.

“On Thursday, March 28, during passenger clearance at the screening point of Terminal 11 of the MMIA, NDLEA officers at the Lagos airport, in collaboration with men from the Department of State Services, intercepted Chidinma, an outbound passenger on Qatar Airways from Lagos to Doha.

“It was discovered through preliminary investigation that Chidinma was based in Qatar but visited Nigeria in December of last year for the Christmas holiday.

The consignment for the trafficking to the Arab nation was given to her at the Club Dice Hotel in the Ikotun neighborhood of Lagos, she claimed, prior to her return to Doha.

Babafemi also stated that on Tuesday, March 26, NDLEA agents detained Monday Okeke and Chigozie Emeka in the Oniwaya, Yaba, and Agege areas of Lagos. During their arrest, the agents found 842,560 opioid pills, primarily tramadol, as well as 15 liters of codeine syrup and 596 grams of Molly at their disposal.

In the Oniwaya, Yaba, and Agege areas of Lagos, on Tuesday, March 26, NDLEA agents apprehended two suspects, Monday Okeke and Chigozie Emeka. During their arrest, they found 842,560 opioid pills, primarily tramadol, as well as 15 liters of codeine syrup and 596 grams of Molly.In Bayelsa, NDLEA agents foiled three suspects’ attempt on Wednesday at Swali jetty, Yenagoa, where they arrested Ebuka Eze, 31, Ugochukwu Okoro, 44, and Kingsley Uzim, 27, for smuggling opioids, including codeine, molly, tramadol, and diazepam, totaling 73.425 kg, to the creeks in the Southern Ijaw area of the state.

Jumbo sacks were used to hide the drugs, which were transported in a tricycle to the jetty.A raid at Orile Imo, Ogun State on Friday resulted in the arrest of two suspects, Eniola Muyideen and Bankole Shuaib, along with 137 blocks of cannabis weighing 71 kg.

Operatives from the NDLEA in Taraba seized 39,980 tramadol pills from a suspect, Apaji Vincent, 29, who was arrested on Thursday in Wukari along with 131kg of cannabis sativa.

The suspect, Abubakar Mohammed, 33, was found in Lankaviri village.Officers from the NDLEA detained Nwachukwuu Chinedu, 28, in Abia State on Friday at Akara Ahuba, Isikwuato LGA. 46.65 kg of cannabis, various amounts of tramadol, methamphetamine, and rohypnol, and N71,500 in cash were found on him.In the Sabon Gari area of Kano, a 30-year-old female suspect named Chinasa Christopher was taken into custody with 400 bottles of codeine syrup.

Meanwhile, along Isua/Kabba Road, Idoani area of Ose Local Government Area, Ondo State, at least 127.5 kg of cannabis loaded in a Volkswagen Vento saloon car marked NTT 215 AA was recovered.In a follow-up operation on Tuesday, Babafemi stated, “The owner of a consignment of illicit drugs intercepted along Zaria-Kano Road, Bakura Goni, was arrested at Mile 2 Market in Lagos and flown to Kano to face charges.

” The 73.8 kg shipment of cannabis and tramadol that was being transported from Lagos to Kano was previously intercepted in a truck.

While 3,065.255 kg of the same psychoactive substance was destroyed on two farms at Amahor Waterside Forest in the Igueben area of the state, where three suspects—James Thankgod, Wisdom James, and Akpa Festus—were arrested on Thursday, 278 kg of cannabis headed to Idoani in Ondo State was recovered during a raid at Oloma-Okpe forest, Akoko-Edo LGA, Edo State.

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