Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested a pregnant woman Eze Joy Chioma, who was caught with 1,442 kilograms of imported skunk.
The 27-year-old was arrested after her store and home in the Ojo area of Lagos were raided on Friday.
Another suspect, Michael Oroke, was also nabbed with 29kg of illicit drugs in the same location.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Director, Media & Advocacy, NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja, Femi Babafemi.
According to the statement, the previous day (December 16th), operatives had equally raided a hideout in the Abule-Egba area of the state where one Basset Emmanuel, Ezekwem Lawrence, Mohammed Aliyu, and Suwidi Isiaku were arrested with 182,000 tablets of Tramadol 225mg.
In similar raids across eight other states – Rivers, Kogi, Benue, Adamawa, Anambra, Edo, Ekiti and Ondo, over 4,000 kilograms of assorted illicit drugs were seized.Advertisment
On Saturday, December 18, during a routine stop and search exercise along Aba/Port Harcourt expressway, by Obigbo, operatives intercepted a consignment of Tramadol in a commercial Toyota Hiace bus, with a waybill addressed to one Shadrach Udechukwu.
A follow-up operation led to Udechukwu’s arrest and different quantities of Heroin, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Cannabis Sativa, Tramadol, Exol-5, Swinol, and Diazepam recovered from him.