A 70-year-old drug trafficker, Mohammed Rabiu Wada, who allegedly supplies illicit substances to Boko Haram insurgents and bandits have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Niger state.
This was disclosed by the Director, Media & Advocacy, NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, in Abuja on Saturday.
The suspect who hails from Dallawa town, state of Agadez, Niger Republic, was arrested on Thursday with 10 pallets of skunk in Jebba, Niger state, the statement revealed.
He had brought into Nigeria hides and skin from Niger Republic to sell in Lagos.
During interrogation, the suspect claimed he sold his goods for N300, 000 in Lagos and used the fund to buy 10 pallets of skunk at N25, 000 each.
He was on his way back to Niger Republic through the North West where he sells drugs to bandits when he was intercepted in Jebba.