The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed that 22 international passports were found inside a bag of garri at the Lagos airport.
This was made known by the NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi while speaking with newsmen.
He said the passports were found during one of the usual routine checks, stating that the passports are from six countries.
His statement read “At the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos, operatives at the SAHCO export shed of the airport, during their routine cargo search, intercepted a consignment of 22 international passports of six different countries concealed in a bag of garri, among other food items,”
“Nine of the passports were three each of UK, France and Portugal, while the rest were: Nigeria, 8; Ghana, 4 and Cameroon, 1.”
He however, didn’t provide further information on investigation into why the passports were hidden in the bag of garri.