Billionaire drug baron, Ugochukwu Chukwukadibia, busted in the highbrow residential estate of Lagos


While there maybe many negatives about some of Nigeria's agencies - one you can not but stand up for is the NDLEA. 

The Mohammed Buba Marwa led agency has been on the neck of drug traffickers since he assumed office; and this year alone has been shocking with the level of arrests made and unlawful drugs seized.

This time around, the news of 
Ugochukwu Nsofor Chukwukadibia, who hails from Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, was spotted on their social media page.

NDLEA_Nigeria: NDLEA arrests another billionaire drug baron in VGC Lagos
. Recovers N8.8billion worth of tramadol from mansion in residential estate

No less than Thirteen Million, Four Hundred and Fifty One Thousand, Four Hundred and Sixty Six (13,451,466) pills of Tramadol 225mg worth Eight Billion Eight Hundred and Sixty Million Naira (N8,860,000,000) in street value have been recovered by operatives of the National Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, from one of the mansions of a billionaire drug baron, Ugochukwu Nsofor Chukwukadibia, in the highbrow residential estate, Victoria Garden City, Lekki area of Lagos.

The arrest of Ugochukwu who is the Chairman of Autonation Motors Ltd is coming barely two months after NDLEA uncovered a methamphetamine clandestine laboratory in the residence of another drug kingpin in the estate, Chris Emeka Nzewi, who was arrested on Saturday 30th July along with a chemist, Sunday Ukah, who cooked the illicit drug for him. At least, 258.74 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and various precursor chemicals used for the production of the toxic drug were recovered from Nzewis home during his arrest.

Following credible intelligence, NDLEA operatives on Friday 30th September stormed the Plot A45 Road 2 home of the 52-year-old billionaire drug kingpin. A search of the expansive mansion led to the discovery of 443 cartons of Tramadol Hydrochloride 225mg, which contains 13, 451, 466 pills of the drug while some cartons were already burnt in a fire incident in the house same day.