Mr Ahmadu Giade, Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said that three clearing agents have been arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos for trying to export drugs.
Giade said this in a news statement issued on Thursday by Mr Mitchell
Ofoyeju, head of the agency’s public Affairs, which was made available
to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
He also advised clearing agents nationwide to properly know their
customers, adding that the law would run its full course on them if they
were found wanting.
Giade said the three agents arrested were workers of the Nigerian
Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO), adding that they were apprehended for
attempting to smuggle two consignments of methamphetamine on an
Emirates flight to Malaysia.
He added that the drugs, weighing 36.44kg, were concealed in
foodstuffs and laptop bags, declared as personal effects by the