Africa-Press – Nigeria. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested an artiste manager and his businessman accomplice, who specialised in distributing illicit drugs to fun seekers at VIP nightclubs and lounges in Lekki and the island axis of Lagos State.
Femi Babafemi, NDLEA’s Director of Media and Advocacy, announced the arrests in a statement he issued on Sunday in Abuja.
Babafemi disclosed that the arrests followed an intelligence report that the suspects were expecting a shipment of “Colorado,” a strong strain of synthetic Indian hemp, from Los Angeles, United States of America.
According to him, one Abdulraheem Oseni (aka Papalampa) was the first to be arrested at his residence in the Lekki area of Lagos State when the “Colorado’’ consignment arrived on Sunday, July 23.
He also said that the suspect told investigators that he started the illicit trade three years ago.
“The suspect said that he has been selling to patrons of clubs and lounges in Lekki and Lagos Island. Besides the drug business, he also organises shows for artistes around Lagos and outside Nigeria,” Babafemi said.