NDLEA Nabs John Okafor With 48m, Enroute Abuja

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested a 25-year-old man, John Okafor,for being in possession of N48m. The culprit was arrested on board a commercial bus from Onitsha in Anambra State, after a unit of operatives of the drug agency searched the vehicle and discovered N48,450,000 in a brown carton concealed in a sack. He also had on him 86,500 CFA. He claimed that the money belongs to a Bureau de Change at Onitsha. Read his story below

“I work for a bureau de change in Onitsha. I was asked to purchase dollars at the foreign exchange market in Abuja with the money. When we got to Abaji, our vehicle was searched and the money was found. That is all I know"
He is been held on the charge of engaging in money laundering and will be transferred to the EFCC for further investigation