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NDLEA Arrests 8 Drug Traffickers At MMIA, Lagos – Cocaine Concealed In Native Wears

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Oct 25, 2012 –  NDLEA Arrests 8 Drug Traffickers At MMIA, Lagos, Cocaine Concealed In Native Wears

The men pictured above from bottom right Orabusinze Chukwuka, ogbonnaya Kalu, Obinna Christian, Udeh Lazarus, muogbo uchechukwu, Obiora Celestine, Tembo gideon were recently arrested at Murtala Mohammed International Airport MMIA Lagos after they were caught with Methamphetamine drug hidden inside native wears (Asho Oke).

According to the Daily Post report, the 8 suspects were caught with 10.635kilogrammes of narcotics.

One of the suspects, Tembo Gideon AKA Benson Okechukwu a Nigerian travelling to Thailand with a Zambian passport concealed 2.522kg of methamphetamine inside some native clothe.

Mr Hamza Umar, the Commander of Anti-drug agency released the names of the suspects and they are.

  • 26-year-old Onyekwere Wisdom Chinedu
  • 37-year-old Obinna Christian Chigbo
  • 25-year-old Muogbo Uchechukwu Sixtius
  • 25-year-old Tembo Gideon aka Benson Okechukwu
  • 28-year-old Orabusinze Chukwuka Joseph
  • 54-year-old Ogbonnaya Kalu Robert
  • 31-year-old Obiorah Celestine Nonso
  • 44-year-old Udeh Lazarus Makwe

“it is sad that these suspected drug traffickers are behind bars when they ought to be with their families this festive season. Drug trafficking and other criminal acts will only lead to misery, shame and unfulfilled dreams”. said NDLEA Chairman Ahmadu Giade

The arrested drug traffickers are set to be charged to court.

See where the quest for quick wealth has landed them.



  1. Ani Benjamin Uchenna

    October 25, 2012 at 8:10 PM

    They want to make it big this xmas. But unfortunately they landed in prison


    October 25, 2012 at 8:12 PM

    Good move, if you can pay the price don’t do the deal, they were up to the task of the deal, so they should be up to the price as well. Mind you, not there 1st time.

  3. ONYI

    October 25, 2012 at 11:28 PM

    the arrested drug traffickers set to be in court……so the Nigerian police works 2fast like this? what about the Current Senator that is a member of BOKO HALAM ,is he in court or in his palece????????

    • ochsob

      October 26, 2012 at 5:49 AM

      u dont just take pple to court,until investigation is completed so u dont hav ur case struck out for want of evidence.drug dealings r straight forward cases,when u r caught u can b tried.but if u just rush to try d senator how do u get info from him!?regarding other things?

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