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Arik Air Female Cabin Crew Members Arrested In London With Cocaine Worth Of N180m

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Arik Air Female Cabin Crew Members Arrested In London With Cocaine Worth Of N180m

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May 21st, 2013 – Arik Air Female Cabin Crew Members Arrested In London With Cocaine Worth Of N180m

Nigeria’s National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, said on Tuesday that one of the two Arik Air female cabin crew members arrested in London Tuesday concealed six kilogrammes of cocaine worth about N180 million.

Arik Air staff Temitayo Olubunmi Daramola was found in possession of 6kg of cocaine while Delita Abibimgbi was found with 60 packets of cigarettes, NDLEA said in a statement.

The agency said the Arik Air flight reportedly took off from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, Monday with ten cabin members.

“Eight out of the ten crew members that travelled with the flight have been cleared while the remaining two are still being held in London,” NDLEA said.

Chairman and Chief Executive of NDLEA, Ahmadu Giade, has ordered the investigation.

“We have received report of the arrest and I have ordered a full scale investigation of the incident. Anyone found wanting shall be brought to book as no effort shall be spared in protecting the image of our country,” Giade said.

On 8 August, 2007, officials of the NDLEA arrested a Virgin Atlantic crew member with drugs in a London bound flight. The crew member,  Mohammed Ibrahim Wudil, was caught at the Lagos airport with 1.743kg of cocaine.

The drug which was concealed in a black polythene bag inside a hand luggage was found in the flight compartment.

[Report By Simon Ateba/Aviation correspondent, PM News]

8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Hawey Heedowuh

    May 21, 2013 at 9:01 PM

    Nigerians with money palava. God saves ds nation oooo

  2. Chinny

    May 21, 2013 at 9:11 PM

    I have always heard that Yorubas dont like money; that they only love charms and voodoos. Now they have shown their talents again: drug pushing. What on earth would make a tushed and well paid cabin crew to push drug if not the love of money!God help us, the dainted image Nigeria is managing has recieved another back stab by this greedy good for nothing lady. Oloshi.

    • adex

      May 22, 2013 at 1:25 AM

      chinny i think your problem is with youruba people .how i hope you get to reality !!!!

  3. abigail

    May 22, 2013 at 6:55 AM

    Dat is dere problem let dem suffer it nonsens

  4. Frank

    May 22, 2013 at 7:25 AM

    Image? did you say image? does Nigeria have still have image to protect, if they’ve have an image to protect they must start from the dirty and corrupt politicians who have already dented the image of the country… mxm they are protecting an already dented image of a failed state.

  5. Nbi

    May 22, 2013 at 11:53 AM

    MAY GOD HELP US FROM MONEY PROBLE OOO.

  6. Bob

    May 22, 2013 at 1:36 PM

    Chinny. That your brother that put her mother in wardrobe ,what is that ?

  7. Chinky Valentino

    May 22, 2013 at 4:51 PM

    smart guyz but not 2 smart this time!! Yawa don gas, get rich or die trying!!

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