Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement intercepted 1.54 kilograms of illicit drugs hidden in soap bars at a courier house in Lagos State.
The Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.
According to the statement, the seizure is a follow-up operation to an earlier interception of 3.389kg of the same substance on February 23, which resulted in the arrest of a suspect drug courier, Paul Adetigbe.
The statement read, “NDLEA officers of the Directorate of Operations and General Investigation, DOGI, attached to courier firms have intercepted blocks of compressed brown methamphetamine packaged as soap bars weighing 1.54 kilograms going to Australia.
“The seizure at a courier house in Lagos on Tuesday 2nd May was a follow up operation to an earlier interception of 3.389kg of the same substance on 23rd February 2023. A suspected drug courier, Paul Adetigbe who delivered the previous parcel was eventually arrested with the latest consignment.”