10 years on the run; NDLEA @ndlea_nigeria eventually arrest Lagos drug baron

The suspect escaped arrest in June 2010 for unlawful importation of 5.250kg of heroin concealed in books from Karachi, Pakistan to Lagos

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Gen Buba Marwa is doing Magic, NDLEA came alive under him👊 Image
Putting the estimated street value of the seized drugs at over N50 million, the Adamawa State Commander of the NDLEA, Idris Bello, while briefing the Chairman/Chief Executive of the agency, Brig. General Buba Marwa (retd) on Saturday,
Said other illicit drugs recovered from Imam include Tramadol capsules (100mg) weighing 550grms; Diazepam tablet 850grms.

He said the drug trafficker was arrested in a house at Unguwan Madina, Mubi North Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
On Olife’s arrest, a statement by the agency noted that in June 2010, following vital intelligence on the drug source, flight details, date & place of arrival, weight & mode of concealment, name, phone number and address of the recipient of the consignment, a planned controlled
Delivery operation was coordinated and led by the Commander NDLEA’s JTF, DCN Adeniyi Olumuyiwa.

It added that the careful execution of the operation led to the arrest of Oladimeji Oladotun and Alhaji Danjuma Idris, while processing the documents for clearing the consignment.
Both were the clearing agents hired by Chidi Olife, the owner of the drug.

Upon being arrested, Alhaji Danjuma was used to effect the arrest of Oke Ningo, who Chidi contacted to receive the consignment from the agents on his behalf.
Unfortunately, he escaped arrest at the point of receiving the drug as he suspected the person with the clearing agent to be an NDLEA officer.
Subsequently, the house of Chidi Olife was traced to a street in Ajao Estate area of Lagos. But before the JTF team could get there he had escaped with all members of his household.
The undaunted JTF team of officers placed surveillance on him. Their resilience yielded fruit 10 years after.

Olife was eventually arrested and is currently cooling off in NDLEA’s custody, while a manhunt for Oke Ningo, his associate continues.

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