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Cocaine trafficker in NDLEA net is a trader at Dosunmu market

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the weekend said the 55-year-old female hajj pilgrim, Basira Binuyo, who excreted 76 pellets of cocaine last week, had excreted more 82 wraps of hard drug.
The that Binuyo who was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja has tested positive to drug ingestion enroute Medina in Saudi Arabia and would be prosecuted soon.
In a statement, the Head, Public Affairs, NDLEA, Mr. Mitchel Ofoyeju, had quoted the Chairman of the NDLEA, Muhammad Abdallah as saying that BInuyo act was shameful and discreditable and that she would be severely punished in line with the laws of the land.
He said: “It is a shameful act for a 55-year-old mother, who is going on a holy pilgrimage, to ingest narcotics. This is very shocking and a clear indication of her inability to effectively discharge her parental responsibility. The agency shall invoke the powers of the law against her and others caught indulging in the production and trafficking of narcotic drugs.”
The statement also said that NDLEA commander at the Abuja airport, Hamisu Lawan, confirmed to the media that the drug suspect has excreted 82 wraps of cocaine weighing 931 grammes while under observation.
The statement further said that all arrangements have been concluded for her prosecution.”
The suspect was arrested during the outward screening of passengers on an Emirate flight to Dubai en-route Medina.
The NDLEA referred to the suspect as a careless person, especially in consideration that drug trafficking is punishable by death in Saudi Arabia, her final destination.
Binuyo hails from Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. She is married with three children and sells cosmetics at Dosumu market, Lagos.

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