Drug traffickers who think they can stroll through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja with their illicit drugs will have to think twice before embarking on such nefarious act.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Abuja Command said the agency is ready for them.
The agency made this bold statement with the apprehension of four suspected drug traffickers including a Birmingham based cleaner with 6.822kg of narcotics worth N61 million.
NDLEA commander at Abuja Airport, Hamisu Lawan said that those arrested were caught attempting to smuggle the drugs out of the country.
The agency’s spokesman Ofoyeju Mitchell, said the intercepted drugs include 4.193kgs of heroin and 2.629kg of cocaine destined for Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, Birmingham, United Kingdom, Rome and Mumbai, India.
According to him, “four suspected drug traffickers have been apprehended with 6.822kg of cocaine and heroin.
“The suspects include Umeh Chidiebere Gabriel, 36 years going to Birmingham with 479 grammes of cocaine, Ozoike Kelechi John, 34 years going to Rome through Addis Ababa with 2.8kg of heroin, Azubuike Francis Okwochukwu, 38 years going to Addis Ababa with 1.393kg of heroin and Okoro Godfrey Ogbonna, 42 years going to Mumbai with 2.150kg of cocaine””, he said.