The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency  (NDLEA) has intercepted 22 blocks of heroine  at the Murtala Muhammed international  Airport ,Ikeja,  Lagos.

The Director, Media and Advocacy NDLEA, Femi Babafemi disclosed the seizure of the consignment of heroine worth of about N4.5b.

Babafemi on  Sunday in Abuja revealed  that the consignment were concealed in packs of Nestle Cerelac baby food, with substance net weight of 23.55 kilograms.

He said the consignment was a part of consolidated cargo that arrived the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO) import shed of the Lagos airport.

Its loading point was at  Johannesburg, South Africa, with the packages put on board South African Airways flight on Wednesday, June 29.

The NDLEA Media and advocacy director further revealed that after series of follow up operations that led to the arrest of two freight agents, the actual receiver of the drug consignment turned out to be one Chike Eweni.

Investigations showed that Eweni distributes the substance for his South Africa based partner. He was arrested at a logistics warehouse in Ajao Estate, Ikeja.

During interrogations, the suspect , Eweni was found to hail from Anaocha LGA, Anambra.

Babafemi added that before the arrest of Eweni, NDLEA officers at the airport  had on Monday June 27 arrested a former driver with a public transport company, BRT, Muyiwa Bolujoko, for ingesting 90 pellets of cocaine.

Bolujoko, a 39-year-old native of Ijebu South LGA, Ogun who had left his N60,000 paid job to pursue drug deals was placed under excretion observation after body scan result confirmed drug ingestion and while in custody, the suspect excreted all the 90 pellets in four excretions, the Director revealed.

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