The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) operatives on Friday 26th April, arrested a passenger at the gate C departure hall of the Lagos airport

Identified as Yahaya Danjuma Oturah, the young man was arrested while attempting to export 4,000 pills of tramadol 225mg to Malpensa, Italy on an Ethiopian Airline flight.

A statement released by the agency’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, says the psychoactive substance was found concealed in women’s wear and granulated melon packed in the suspect’s backpack and another bag containing food items.

Babafemi said in his statement, Oturah who is a frequent flyer confessed he was hired to courier the drug for 700 Euros on successful delivery of the consignment in Italy.


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