On April 14th, at the new terminal of Lagos airport, psychoactive substances were found and confiscated after a passenger traveling from Nigeria to Oman via Qatar Airlines was arrested.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has intercepted consignments of Rohypnol, Ecstasy (Designer drug), Tramadol, and Cannabis hidden in winter jackets and bottles of body cream, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the anti-drug agency, Femi Babafemi, says the psychoactive substances were recovered at the new terminal of the airport on Friday 14th April, following the arrest of a passenger, JosiahSunday who was travelling on a Qatar Airline flight via Doha to Oman, Middle East.
A thorough search of the suspect’s two black bags led to the discovery of 4.80 kilograms of cannabis concealed in three winter jackets and various quantities of Tramadol, Rohypnol, Ecstasy (Designer drug) hidden in bottles of body lotion. Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect came into Nigeria from Oman on April 7, and was returning exactly a week after.
Watch a video of the winter jackets stuffed with the banned substances below;