Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has paraded one Okonkwo Chimezie Henry for drug trafficking.

The suspect was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Easter day.

Henry Okonkwo who has lived in Spain for 10 years has excreted a total of 113 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.750 kilogramme with a street value of N423 million.

He was about boarding a Turkish Airline flight number TK0626 at about 8pm when he was apprehended at screening 2 point and taken into custody by the NDLEA operatives at the Lagos airport.

24 hours after arrest, the suspect excreted the substance.

With the arrest, Henry Okonkwo joins the long list of suspected drug traffickers recently arrested by the anti-drug agency in a renewed clamp down on the menace.

Chairman of NDLEA, Buba Marwa, urged operatives to stay focused on their mission of ridding the society of dangerous drugs.
“We all must stay committed to the ongoing offensive action at the airports, seaports, land borders, on the streets of Nigerian cities and across the various drug joints and even in the forests where some are hiding to cultivate and process cannabis sativa. We must disrupt their illicit trade and dismantle their cartels”, Marwa charged


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