The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered 13 million tramadol pills worth N8.8billion in Lagos mansion in mansion in the Lekki area of Lagos state.
NDLEA spokesperson Femi Babafemi who disclosed the news on his social media post said that the building which is situated in Victoria Garden City (VGC), on Monday, October 3, 2022.
He said the “massive and beautiful” building was used to “warehouse over 13 million pills of Tramadol 225mg” by a drug baron.
“Another VGC drug bust! As massive and beautiful this mansion located in highbrow VGC Lekki Lagos, pictured here looks, it’s not occupied by humans but used to warehouse over 13million pills of Tramadol 225mg by another billionaire drug baron now in NDLEA net. Details coming,” he tweeted.
The bust adds to the long list of successes recorded by the anti-drug agency in recent months.
On September 19, the NDLEA seized 1.8 tonnes of cocaine worth “N194 billion” in Lagos.
The drugs were discovered in a warehouse in the Ikorodu area of the state.
Babafemi had said the development “appears to be the biggest singular cocaine seizure” in the agency’s history.