NDLEA Intercepts Illicit Drugs Concealed In Jeans Hems, Others At Lagos Airport


Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), have intercepted illicit substances including various quantities of methamphetamine and opioids concealed in hems of new jeans trousers, dolls, buttons, local soap and tins of milo beverage at the Lagos International Airport.

The illicit substances were heading to Europe, United Arab Emirate and Asia via some courier firms when they were intercepted.

Some of the consignments include, tramadol 225mg concealed in hems of new jeans trousers heading to Cyprus; shipment of cannabis sativa hidden in heads of dolls going to Dubai, UAE; sachets of tramadol 225mg buried in tins of milo beverage going to UAE and another set of same drug hidden in local soap also going to UAE, as well as a consignment of methamphetamine concealed in buttons heading to Hong Kong.