Officials of NDLEA at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu discovered compressed cannabis in vegetables and cocaine inside shoe sole. Two of the suspects were found in possession of cocaine while four others were caught with cannabis.
In all, a total of 62.663kg of drugs comprising 60.55kg of cannabis and 2.113kg of cocaine were seized. Among the suspects were three persons who were going to China where drug trafficking attracts death sentence. One of them, Ibeh Kevin Nonso, 46, going to China swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine.
The only female, Kenechukwu Ujunwa Uchenna, 27, was arrested on her way to Dubai with 11.7kg of cannabis in dried bitter leaf vegetables. Izukanne Ikenna, 33, going to Hong Kong hid 982 grammes of cocaine inside the sole of his pair of shoes…. with both Nike and Adidas logos….