Why Drugs Traffickers Are Not Caught – FAAN

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The Federal Airport Authority (FAAN) on Tuesday disclosed that scanners at the Aminu Kano International Airport were not configured to detect drugs.

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),  Col.

Muhammad Abdallah (rtd.) also disclosed that only 14 sniffer dogs were own by German.

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While lamenting over shortage in man power, the chairman said “there were 15  security agents involved in checking luggages at the point of entry and exit,  but they have been pruned due to public complaints” .

“Throughout the federation,  NDLEA only have 14 sniffer dogs stationed in Lagos and we don’t even have one to detect drugs at the Aminu Kano International Airport at all, NDLEA maintained. push({});

Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC),  Hon.  Abike Dabiri has indicted two foreign Airlines, saying that Egypt and Ethiopian Airlines, run drug cartels at Nigeria’s International Airports across the country.

She stated this when she appeared before the Ad-hoc Committee panel headed by Senator Kabiru Gaya on Wednesday in Abuja.

The Committee began investigation of circumstances that led to the arrest of Miss Zainab Habibu Aliyu alongside others by authorities of Saudi Arabia over drug related crimes aboard Egyptian Airlines in December,  2018.

“We have other foreign and local Airlines operating at our Airports,  but Egyptian and Ethiopian Airlines have drug cartels operating at our International Airports.”, Abike said.

“They operate alongside local collaborators. It is not Air Peace,  not Arik Air,  but Egyptian and Ethiopian Airlines.”,  Dabiri insisted.

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