A photo of the billionaire drug baron who used his mansion in the Lekki area of Lagos state to store 13 million tramadol pills with a value of N8.8billion, has been released by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
The anti-drug agency in a statement released by its spokesperson Femi Babafemi confirmed that the billionaire drug baron identified as Ugochukwu Nsofor Chukwukadibia is the chairman of Autonation Motors Ltd.
Preliminary investigation shows that he has about six mansions within the VGC, one of which he uses to warehouse the tramadol consignment, while he lives in the one at Plot Z-130 Road 67 and another as his office.
Babafemi also disclosed that Chukwukadibia who hails from Ihiala local government area of Anambra state has been on NDLEA’s watch list as one of those behind the tramadol drug cartel in Nigeria.
Five exotic vehicles were found in two of his mansions, out of which two SUVs including a bullet jeep are now in the agency’s custody.
The statement read;
“No less than Thirteen Million, Four Hundred and Fifty One Thousand, Four Hundred and Sixty Six (13,451,466) pills of Tramadol 225mg worth Eight Billion Eight Hundred and Sixty Million Naira (N8,860,000,000) in street value have been recovered by operatives of the National Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, from one of the mansions of a billionaire drug baron, Ugochukwu Nsofor Chukwukadibia, in the highbrow residential estate, Victoria Garden City, Lekki area of Lagos.