African news. Nigeria’s narcotic agency, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) reported that they had seized millions worth of illicit drugs at a warehouse in the midst of the popular International Trade Fair Complex in Lagos, Nigeria.
According to Sahara reporters, a statement by the NDLEA’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, said the feat was achieved on Saturday, August 19, 2023.
Babafemi shared that during the operation, a suspect identified as Paulinus Ojukwa, the Chief Security Officer to the wanted drug baron who parades himself as an automobile spare parts dealer, was arrested and is now assisting in ongoing investigation.
The latest drug warehouse bust followed the arrest of a drug baroness who was nabbed last week.
“At least, three suspects: Ndubuisi Okorie, 44; Ebilima Emmanuel, 38, and Okechukwu Anthony Smart, 40, were arrested in connection with the seizure of 168kg cannabis consignment from them when their vehicle was intercepted along, Imo state.