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NDLEA Arrests 63-Year-Old Man in Ibadan for Shipping Illicit Drugs to Daughter in Dubai

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A 63-year-old man, Afolabi Abideen Kolawole has been arrested by officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA for shipping drugs to his daughter in Dubai.

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According to a statement released on Sunday by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, the suspect was on August 18 arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State, after more than four sets of arrests eventually unraveled him.

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He confessed that he was responsible for the concealment and packaging of the cannabis inside the black native soap used as mode of concealment.

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He also admitted this was his second attempt at sending such illicit substance to his daughter, Barakat, in Dubai.

Kolawole was intercepted with the drug exhibit while going to Dubai, on August 4.

Meanwhile, the Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has commended the officers and men of the MMIA, Kaduna, Kogi, Sokoto, and FCT Commands as well as DOGI for the arrests and seizures.

He then urged them and their compatriots across the country, to intensify their drug supply reduction and drug demand reduction efforts.

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