The Imo State Police command on Wednesday, paraded two suspects arrested at a hotel in Nekede for unlawfull possession of hard drugs suspected to be cocaine.
According to The Nation: The 28-year-old Aidomoaki Samson was arrested on September 30 at Aleke Hotel, Nekede, Imo State alongside with his girlfriend, Ezinne Iwuagwu, 24 who he contracts to send text messages in pretence as his sister overseas.
The suspect confessed that he was an ex-footballer barred from playing football due to drug related offence after being subjected to several investigations by the Police.
While parading these suspects at the police headquarters, the State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo disclosed that Ex-footballer was based in Benin Republic and Ghana.
“He impersonates as a national of Ghana while investigation has revealed that he is from Edo State, Nigeria,” he stated.
The suspect deals with hard drugs in several countries like Uganda, Addis Ababa, Turkey, Ghana, Morocco, Colombia and then Nigeria, the police boss said
“His syndicate member one Mr. Eric in Italy disappointed him in Nigeria hence he then started the manufacturing of fake hard drugs with the intention to dupe and defraud people,” he alleged.