NDLEA Captures A Shoe Seller Turned Drug Lord Trying To Ship Drugs To The UK

The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have captured a drug kingpin wanted for attempts to ship illicit drug consignments to the United Kingdom.

The drug lord who is identified as Obiorah Chigozie Samuel tops the list of arrests made by NDLEA through interdiction operations that led to the seizure of four tons of illicit substances in the past week.

This was revealed in a signed statement by the agency’s Director, Media & Advocacy, Femi Babafemi on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

Samuel has been on the wanted list of the Agency since 15th September 2023 when a consignment of 1.500kg skunk concealed in flour going to London, UK was intercepted at the SAHCO export shed of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA Ikeja Lagos, and his freight agent, Nworah Adaugo Precious arrested.