A Brazilian identified as Da-Silva Mailson Mario, has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for trafficking cocaine at Abuja airport.
Da-Silva was nabbed with a suitcase containing four packets of cocaine of chocolate sweet weighing 7.2kg, a statement by Jonah Achema, NDLEA spokesman read.
The first operation involved Da -Silva Mailson Mario, a Brazilian aged 23, who was arrested with a suitcase containing the packets of the chocolate sweet.
“This was during the inward clearance of Ethiopian Airline ET 911 which originated from Brazil en-route Addis Ababa to Abuja.
“The second operation involved Elechi Adendu Kingsley, a Nigerian aged 39, who was arrested with a bag containing cellophane bags during the inward clearance of Ethiopian Airline flight ET 911,” Achema stated.