The National Drugs Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday arraigned a self-acclaimed Pastor, Raji Ayoola, before the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly attempting to export 174 kilograms of banned hard drugs from Nigeria.
The 60 years old, Pastor, whose other name is Kadigun Fatah Ola, was arrested by the operatives of NDLEA, at Customs section of National Handling Company (NAHCO), on February 10, 2015, while attempting to export the said hard drugs to South Africa.
NDLEA in a charge marked FHC/L/74c/2015, alledged that the Pastor who is a father of six, and resident of 14, Abanishe Street, Agodo-Egbe, Lagos, was alleged to have conspired with others now at large, to unlawfully export 91 kilograms of methamphetamine, a psychotropic substance, and 83 kilograms of ephedrine, a controlled substance.
The two narcotics, according to NDLEA prosecutor, Mr. Abu Ibrahim are narcotics similar to cocaine, heroine and other banned hard drugs.
The accused was arraigned on four counts charge of bordering on conspiracy and unlawful exportation of the said banned substances.