The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a female drug lord in Delta State during a bust of the drug warehouse.
The 59-year-old drug baroness named Bridget Oghenekevwe Emeka, a.k.a Mama, was arrested in her palatial mansion on Tuesday.
According to the NDLEA, Mama is the major distributor of illicit drugs in the South-South, as she cooks and distributes Crack Cocaine, Methamphetamine and other illicit substances.
The anti-drug agency revealed that no fewer than nine of her staff and associates were arrested in coordinated operations on her drug bunkers across the state.
NDLEA Arrests Major Drug Distributor
The Director, Media & Advocacy of the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, revealed that the drug baroness has been under surveillance for weeks after she was identified as a major distributor in the region.
Babafemi, on Tuesday, revealed that Bridget cooks Cocaine into Crack Cocaine for local distribution and consumption in drug joints.
The NDLEA spokesperson said, “Apart from various quantities of Crack Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Molly, and Loud seized from her home and drug bunks; a pump-action gun, 15 cartridges, documents, two cars, mobile phones, drug paraphernalia such as sodium bicarbonate and polythene wrappings were also recovered for further investigation.
“While five of her staff that cook, cut, package and distribute the drugs were found in her house located at Favour Street, Otukutu, Effurun Warri, four of her associates were equally arrested at her drug bunks in other parts of the town during the raids by Strike Force officers of NDLEA supported by the military.”