A businesswoman, Mrs Olayinka Adisa, a Saudi Arabia-sure passenger who ingested 80 pellets of cocaine has been arrested.
She modified into as soon as arrested on the Nnamdi Azikiwe World Airport, Abuja, whereas on her formulation to receive Umrah (Lesser Hadj).
NDLEA spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, acknowledged on Monday in Abuja that Adisa, 46, lives in Ibafo, Ogun Articulate and hails from Ilorin.
“She modified into as soon as arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 24 on the boarding screening residing of the airport for the interval of an outward clearance of Qatar Airways flight 1418.
“She modified into as soon as therefore taken into custody where she excreted 80 pellets of the illicit drug between Wednesday and Saturday.
“She claimed for the interval of interrogation that she saved N2.5 million over a interval of 365 days to preserve the medication in bits from six assorted of us at Akala, Mushin residing of Lagos,’’ the hiss stated.
Babafemi added that the suspect stated she modified into as soon as buying and selling in attire but had to borrow N1 million from three folk to impact up the money frail to preserve the medication.
“She spent one other N1 million to renew her passport, receive a visa and preserve return flight tickets.
“She stated she modified into as soon as encouraged to traffic the medication by a girl she met for the interval of her final Umrah day out to Saudi Arabia in 2019.
“She stated she essentially the most most considerable to elevate N7 million for In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) medication due to stress from of us on sage of she’s been married for 28 years with out a baby due to fertility challenges,’’ Babafemi added.