In connection with the arrest of two Pakistani nationals found in possession of cocaine at Lagos’ Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), NDLEA agents have apprehended businesswoman Okefun Darlington Chisom.
In order to go to Lahole, Pakistan through Doha on a Qatar Airways flight, Asif Muhammed, 45, and Hussain Naveed, 57, two Pakistanis, were detained on November 5, 2022. They had eight kilograms of cocaine concealed in a sound system.
On Sunday, November 13, the agency’s spokeswoman, Femi Babafemi, confirmed the woman’s detention in a statement.
In the meantime, NDLEA agents working out of the MMIA Lagos’ SAHCO import yard have stopped another shipment of Tramadol from Pakistan’s Karachi.
After a joint assessment by stakeholders on Friday, November 11, a total of 6 boxes containing 497,900 Tramadol 225mg pills of the Royal Tramaking brand with a gross weight of 304.90 kilos were found.
The Chairman of NDLEA, Mohamed Buba Marwa, commended the officers and personnel of the MMIA Commands of the Agency for the effective operations during the previous week and urged them as well as their counterparts throughout the nation to step up the pressure on drug lords and cartels.