Sulaimon Kudirat Aduni, 54, has been arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) for drug trafficking. Also arrested was Adindu Obinna Hycith, 45, on the same charges.
Kudirat was on her way to London when she was arrested has so far excreted 28 wraps of cocaine out of the 60 wraps she ingested. Adindu on the other hand has excreted 93 wraps.
Kudirat confessed that she joined the drug trafficking gang due to the difficulty and hard times she faced in her clothing business. She said her friend , Bunmi, made the whole arrangement including sending over one Mukaila to assist her swallow the drugs.
Garba Ahmadu, NDLEA Airport Commander, said Aduni was arrested after she developed complications and vomited two wraps of cocaine after a bout of irritation and stomach discomfort.
“She was arrested on October 26, 2019, during outward clearance of passengers. She was to board Virgin Atlantic flight to London. On October 27, 2019, she developed some complications and vomited two wraps resulting from irritation and stomach discomfort. .
During preliminary interview, she admitted that she ingested a total of 60 wraps of cocaine. She has so far excreted 28 wraps. She coughed intermittently before vomiting and fainted in the process. She was promptly rushed to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). After she was certified stable, the suspect was taken back to custody.
She is being kept under strict observation for possible excretion of the remaining 32 wraps.”
On Obinna’s case, he claims he got into drug trafficking after he was robbed of N6 million. He said he was promised €3,000 once the trip to Frankfurt was successful.
“In the process of excretion, the suspect made the first excretion of 35 wraps of suspected hard drugs and it was observed that one of the wraps excreted was almost unwrapped. After taking medication, he excreted a total of 93 wraps of suspected hard drugs with a total weight of 1.620kg.”