A lady heading to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) has been arrested by operatives of the Nationwide Drug Law Enforcement Company (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Global Airport (NAIA) in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The girl, in line with a press originate signed on Monday by NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi was as soon as arrested for ingesting 80 pellets of cocaine.
“The 46-year-stale Mrs. Adisa Afusat Olayinka who lives in Ibafo, Ogun enlighten hails from Ilorin, in Ilorin East Local Government Position of Kwara Verbalize.
“She was as soon as arrested on Wednesday 24th November at the boarding screening space of the airport all over an outward clearance of Qatar Airways flight 1418. She was as soon as as a result of this truth taken into custody the build she excreted 80 pellets of the illicit drug between Wednesday and Saturday, 27th Nov,” the observation read in phase.
Olayinka all over interviews by the NDLEA explained that she saved N2.5million over a duration of 1 year to get the pills in bits from six utterly different people at Akala, Mushin space of Lagos.
The suspect extra said she was as soon as trading in dresses but had to borrow N1million from three people to manufacture up the money extinct to get the pills, adding that she spent one other N1million to resume her passport, visa, and luxuriate in shut return flight tickets.
“She said she was as soon as inspired to traffic the pills by a lady she met all over her closing Umrah run back and forth to Saudi Arabia in 2019. She added that she compulsory to elevate N7million for In Vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy as a result of rigidity from people because she’s been married for 28 years with out a dinky one as a result of fertility challenges.”
Meanwhile, one other trafficker, Inusa Abdulrazaki was as soon as arrested with 101 wraps of Heroin weighing 1.3 kilograms on Friday 19th Nov. at Gate C -Departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed Global Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos.
In step with the observation, Abdulrazaki was as soon as arrested on his solution to Italy by the employ of Istanbul on Turkish Airways.
“The pills had been concealed inner cassava flour popularly known as gari. The following day Saturday 20th Nov, NDLEA operatives at the airport all over a routine cargo search at NAHCO export shed intercepted an deserted consignment of khat 17.90kg.”
While commending the officers and males of the NAIA and MMIA instructions, Chairman/Chief Govt of NDLEA, Mohammed Buba Marwa urged them to always care for two steps earlier than the drug cartels.