Ex-Lagos BRT driver Muyiwa excretes 90 pellets of cocaine on way to Dubai



A former Lagos BRT driver, Muyiwa Babalola Bolujoko has excreted 90 pellets of cocaine after he was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, while on his way to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

NDLEA officers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) had on Monday, 27th June arrested Muyiwa for ingesting 90 pellets of cocaine.

The agency’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, said Muyiwa was arrested at the screening point before boarding a Qatar Airways flight enroute Doha to Sharjah, with his trip expected to terminate in Dubai, UAE.

“The 39-year-old from Ijebu South LGA, Ogun State, was placed under excretion observation after body scan result confirmed drug ingestion.

”While in custody, the suspect excreted all the 90 pellets in four excretions. He claimed he left his N60, 000 per month job as BRT driver in February and decided to work as drug courier to raise funds to buy a shuttle bus popularly called ‘Korope’ in Lagos to continue his transport business,” he said.

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Babafemi also disclosed that operatives on Thursday, 30th June intercepted an inbound consignment of khat leaves, which arrived the NAHCO import shed of the Lagos airport on Royal Air Maroc flight from the Middle East.

He revealed that a total of 71 cartons of dried khat leaves with a gross weight of 2,434.3 kg were discovered in the cargo.

“In the same vein, anti-narcotic officers of the Agency also last Thursday seized 36 parcels of Colorado, a variant of cannabis with a total weight of 19.30kg which arrived the NAHCO import shed from Los Angeles, US on a Delta Airlines flight.

“After series of follow up operations in which four persons were arrested, the actual owner of the drug consignment, Abibu Afis Sola was eventually nabbed on Friday 1st July in Gbagada area of Lagos,” Babafemi stated.

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