Eagle-eyed Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have announced the recovery of over 35 wraps of Cocaine from the pants of a woman identified as Okafor Ebere Faith.
In a statement sent to POLITICS NIGERIA on Sunday morning, the drug agency disclosed that Okafor was intercepted during the outward clearance of passengers on Air Cotevoire, to Monrovia, Liberia from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos.
The suspect hid the pellets of cocaine in her underwear to beat security checks at the Airport but was however picked up for search and questioning due to her suspicious movements.
During preliminary interview, she claimed her desire to make money pushed her into drug trafficking.
Another suspect, Echendu Jerry Maduakolam, an intending male passenger going to Istanbul was arrested at Gate A departure hall of the MMIA on Tuesday 27th July during outward clearance of Egypt airline to Turkey with 78grams of cannabis mixed with dried bitter leaves.
On the same day, another intending male passenger, Egbon Osarodion going to Milan, Italy was arrested at the airports Gate A departure hall during outward clearance of passengers on Egypt airline with different quantities of 225mg Tramadol and Rohypnol concealed in foil papers wrapped in a polyethylene bag.