Cell Phone Dealer Arrested With Cannibis At Mm International Airport

A thirty-two year old cell phone dealer at Computer Village in Lagos, Okafor  Obinna Michael, has been arrested with 22.490 kilogrammes of dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
NDLEA said the suspect, was arrested while attempting to board an Emirate flight to China at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
“The drug was disguised as food ingredients labelled African Food Source,” said Mitchell Ofoyeju, NDLEA spokesperson.
NDLEA Airport commander, Mr Hamza Umar was quoted as saying: “A business man by name Okafor Obinna Michael was found with 22.490kg of cannabis hidden inside foodstuff and cooking spices. The cannabis packed with crayfish, pepper and food ingredients was detected by officers during search operations,”
The suspect in his statement was quoted as saying that he was tempted to smuggle drugs in search of basic travelling allowance.
The suspect hails from Aguata Local Government Area in Anambra State, southeast Nigeria, the agency said

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