The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have uncovered fake $20 million inside a Lagos-Abuja bus.
The counterfeit dollars was intercepted during a stop and search operation along Abaji-Lokoja road, within the Federal Capital Territory.
This was revealed on Sunday in a statement by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi.
He said that the fake money was recovered from a bus coming from Lagos to Abuja, while the 53-year-old driver of the vehicle, Onyebuchi Nlededin, was arrested.
The previous day, Thursday 17th August, Jude Ndubuisi, 52, was arrested with 2.2ks of methamphetamine during a raid operation at Kabusa village, FCT. The suspect was initially arrested with 20.75kg cannabis on 7th July 2022 and was on court bail following his ongoing prosecution when he was nabbed for yet another drug crime.
“Another raid of two notorious drug joints within the FCT: Dei Dei and Tora-Bora Hills led to the recovery of 82.8kg skunk, 1.8kg rohypnol and 1.2kg diazepam on Wednesday 16th August,” Babafemi said.