The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has actually apprehended Okorie Raymond (38) that made an effort to smuggle 12.05 kilograms of drug with the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
A claim on Thursday due to the Principal Staff Officer, Public Affairs, Jonah Achema stated Okorie was actually detained during the course of the inner approval of Ethiopian Airline air travel 911 coming from Sao Paulo, Brazil, en-route Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The claim claimed the drug was actually very carefully crammed in alcoholic beverage sachets of blueberry as well as lemon flavours and also hidden in a traveling bag.
Achema stated Okorie professed to possess no know-how of what resided in the traveling bag which was actually provided him through one Uche.
Okorie stated Uche caught him speak to his buddy regarding his being in the offing journey to Nigeria …”.
The claim quotationed, NDLEA Commander, Abuja Airport, Kabir Tsakuwa, as claiming “the 12.05 kgs of Cocaine is among the best volume taken possession of due to the demand in current opportunities.
We assure all visitors that include on their own in medicine contraband that they will definitely certainly not leave our web. We will certainly remain to maintain our alertness.”
” He asserted the consignment was actually provided him to send in Nigeria through one Uche whom he encountered in Church in Brazil, concerning 3 months earlier, by means of a buddy.
He pointed out: “Okorie had actually presently professed his baggage upon landing and also moved on to NDLEA testing aspect where it was actually discovered that people of his bags was actually packed along with banned medications presumed to become drug.