2 businessmen excreted 193 pellets of cocaine – NDLEA

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Abuja, May 14, 2023 -Two businessmen arrested by the NDLEA at Abuja airport for cocaine have excreted 193 pellets of the drug after three days in the observatory.

The suspects are Onoh Ebere, 49, and Christian Ifeanyi Ogbuji, 47.

They were intercepted at the airport on Wednesday, May 10, on arrival from Uganda via Addis Ababa onboard Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 951.

Femi Babafemi, the Spokesman for the NDLEA, said in a statement on Sunday that Ebere Onoh excreted 100 pellets weighing 2.137kg, while Christian Ifeanyi Ogbuji excreted 93 pellets weighing 1.986kg.

The NDLEA said its operatives also raided two notorious drug joints, Zaro bunk in Bama Road, Sabon Gari and the Sani Abacha Indoor Stadium, both in Kano metropolis, where 160 suspects were arrested with different quantities of illicit substances.

It said two suspects, Abubakar Sallau, 55, and Nazifi Abdullahi, 25, were also arrested on Saturday, May 13, along Kano-Maiduguri Road with 5,000 pills of Tramadol 200mg, while a total of 65,200 tablets of tramadol and exol-5 were seized from the duo of Adamu Nagati, 30, and Ali Nasiru, 35.

The operatives in Abuja also arrested 25 suspects in raids across Tora Bora, Gwarinpa village, 3rd Avenue in Gwarinpa, Karmo, Garki market, Sabon Gari Bwari and New Kucingoro IDP camp, within the FCT. (GBN)

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