The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) attached to Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) has intercepted 10.6kg of high-grade pure rrack heroin with street value of over N200 million.
Addressing a news conference, the NDLEA MAKIA Commander, Ambrose Umoru, told journalists that the drug was uncovered during an inward examination and clearance of luggage of Ethiopian Airline flight number ET 491 from Addis Ababa.
The drug was neatly concealed in eight submersible water pump machines inside two cartons wrapped with transparent cellophane leather.
In a related development, the Command also seized 93kg of narcotics comprising of 22kg of Methamphetamine worth N60 million and Ephedrine worth N70 one million all concealed in cartons of pressing irons mixed with hair attachments and slippers destined for Maputo, Mozambique.
No arrest was made in the course of the seizure, but the noted that the Commander urged members of the society to be wary any suspicious individual who may likely look like the fugitive for immediate apprehension.