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NDLEA Arrests Nnewi Motorcycle Parts Dealer at Airport Attempting to Smuggle Cannabis to China



Nnewi Motorcycle Parts dealer with Cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested a 39-year-old man at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos for attempting to smuggle cannabis to China. 

The man, Ogbodo Chibuzor David, is a motorcycle parts dealer at Nnewi, Tribune reports. 

He reportedly hid the drugs – “11.06kg of dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis” – in food items, and was preparing to get on a Qatar Airlines flight, when he was apprehended.

Upon interrogation, David is said to have confessed, stating that he intended to sell the drugs so that he could use the proceeds to purchase motorcycle parts in China.

 “I gave a business partner the sum of $30,000 to supply me goods and he disappeared. This brought my business to its knees and I have been struggling to take care of my wife and child since a year ago. I met many people for financial assistance but nobody was willing to help until I was wrongly advised. A friend told me to smuggle cannabis to China,” he said.

The suspect will be charged to court soon.

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  1. wendy

    July 31, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    U should thank Naija immigration for saving your life…..No vex with them o!!

  2. ashewopeckhas

    July 31, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    The friend that advised u should come and serve the jail term for him naaaaaa. #alobam

  3. YAW

    July 31, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    you were wrongly advised by a friend because you are what? a 2 year old abi!!! look at your head like alum

  4. maria

    July 31, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    wow that is lot of weed. dude be happy they caught you in Nigeria because if you were caught in china it is a death sentence.

  5. J.Schnetzer

    July 31, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    After study of ancient China this is Terrible. The plant in China is called “MAH” and at one time it was punishable by death IF you REMOVED THIS PLANT FROM CHINA. Now it is a crime to import it. Cannabis is not deadly, the cost to police it are far worse than the plant itself.

  6. Sissi Taylor

    July 31, 2014 at 5:47 pm

    Ahahahaa… this man na big fool.. so your friend just disappeared with 30,000 USD.. you don’t even look like someone who has 5000 USD in his account.. liar liar, pants on fire… Big fool

  7. Opeyemi

    July 31, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    you were wrongly advised by a friend, so if a friend advised you to put your fingers on fire you’ll do just that? lol well we all know it’s way of survival but next thing broda ” Make your story worth telling and listening to”

  8. mikky

    July 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Igbo boyz dey disturb…thumbs up nigga

  9. misty

    August 1, 2014 at 12:22 am

    Ije uwa

  10. Olaide

    August 22, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    If he had suceeded, he would have bought himself a new SUV and take a new title of ‘Eze Edu China 1 of newi” Well, thelaws in Nigeria are very lenient and he will soon be out of prison say, in 5 years’ time to continue.

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