National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Special Area Command, Abuja has arrested one Elechi Adendu Kingsley, 39, for trafficking cocaine from Brazil.
His arrest came as a result of the agency uncovering new methods used to traffick hard drugs leading to the seizure of 14.4 kilograms of cocaine.
However, Kingsley who has been living in Brazil for 13yrs, was nabbed with a bag containing cellophane bags of chocolate sweets which tested positive for cocaine, during the inward clearance of Ethiopian Airline flight Et 911.
He said during interrogation, that he wasn’t going to blame anybody for his involvement as he offered to carry the goods. He added that he was promised N3m upon safe delivery of the drugs to somebody in Nigeria. According to him, he was in Nigeria preparatory to his wedding in January, 2021.