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Not all cocaine substance recovered from Lagos warehouse were destroyed – NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, clarifies

Sep 28, 2022

The spokesperson of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, has dismissed reports that the agency destroyed al of the 1.855 tons of cocaine worth over $278m ( N194b+) seized from a warehouse in Lagos on September 19.

 

On Tuesday, September 27, the agency shared photos and videos of the banned substance being destroyed in Lagos. Many Nigerians including rapper Falz condemned the agency for destroying the substance. He wrote;

 

”This administration must really think that we are daft sha!! What is this lamba that the NDLEA is giving with this cocaine seizure saga? Dem dey burn evidence?”Falz wrote on Twitter

 

Babafemi while dismissing the claims, said 27.5kg of the cocaine has been secured for use during the prosecution of the five men arrested during the raid of the warehouse. Read his tweet below

 

Not all cocaine substance recovered from Lagos warehouse were destroyed - NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, clarifiesNot all cocaine substance recovered from Lagos warehouse were destroyed - NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, clarifies