Ondo NURTW Chair, 2 Others Arrested For Drug Trafficking

  • The Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Babatunde Babade (45), and two others, Ilesanmi Shola (35), and Babajide Johnson (45), have been arrested for trafficking illicit drugs.

The transport union leader was caught with 52.5kg of skunk in Akure, the Ondo State capital, following intelligence that he was conveying bags of the banned drug in his Mazda car with registration number: Ekiti JER194 AE, from Akure to Ekiti State.

Spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi, on Sunday in Abuja, said Babade popularly called BB was taken into custody along with the two others soon after his arrest at about 2.pm on Sunday, July 18, 2021.

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