NDLEA intercepts 1.80kg of Colos consignment hidden in boxing kits

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Operatives of NDLEA at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA Ikeja Lagos on New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2024, intercepted a consignment of Colorado, a very strong strain of cannabis, concealed in boxing kits imported from the United States of America.

This was revealed in a statement signed by the Agency’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, on Sunday, January 7, 2024.

“A weeklong intelligence-led operation to get the receiver arrested was consummated on Saturday 6th January following the successful tracking and arrest of 38-year-old Olorunfunmi Saheed Olakunle who distributes the dangerous psychoactive substance to dealers across Lagos state.

The consignment arrived in the country on Monday 1st January via Cairo on an Egypt Airlines flight marked as boxing kits.

According to Saheed, he delivers such consignments to different recipients whenever his childhood friend, US-based Sagir Salami sends them.


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