National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested drugs cartels who concealed some kilograms of cocaine inside tubers of yam.
A short statement from NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi on Thursday indicated that the cartels were arrested at an airport yet to be disclosed on Thursday afternoon.
According to Femi Babafemi who posted a video of the discovered drugs inside one of the tubers of yam, details of the report would be made available on Sunday.
Femi Babafemi noted that the desperation to conceal drugs for export by cartels beat human imagination but the NDLEA officers are steps ahead of them.
“The ingenuity and desperation to conceal drugs for export by cartels beat human imagination.
“However, it’s obvious @ndlea_nigeria officers are now steps ahead of them courtesy of the inspiring leadership being provided by MB Marwa and support of local and international partners.
“This video shows another bust of an attempt to traffic illicit drugs using tubers of yam for concealment as discovered hours ago by NDLEA officers at the Lagos airport.
“Details will come in our Sunday statement”, Femi Babafemi said.