The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has intercepted packs of Tramadol, Rohypnol, Ecstasy and Cannabis concealed in winter jackets and bottles of body cream at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos State.
The NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi, made this known in a statement shared via the agency’s Facebook page on Sunday.
According to the statement, the interception followed the arrest of a suspect, Joshia Sunday, who came into Nigeria from Oman, on Friday, April 7.
Part of the statement read, “ Consignments of Tramadol, Rohypnol, Ecstasy (Designer drug) and Cannabis concealed in winter jackets and bottles of body cream have been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos.
“The psychoactive substances were recovered at the new terminal of the airport on Friday, 14th April following the arrest of a passenger, Joshia Sunday who was travelling on a Qatar Airline flight via Doha to Oman, Middle East.
“A thorough search of the suspect’s two black bags led to the discovery of 4.80 kilograms of cannabis concealed in three winter jackets and various quantities of Tramadol, Rohypnol, Ecstasy (Designer drug) hidden in bottles of body lotion. Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect came into Nigeria from Oman on April 7, and was returning exactly a week after.”