NDLEA Busts Drug Warehouse, Arrest 59-year-old Drug Baroness 

…Seals off her mansion

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has busted a drug warehouse in Delta State Sunday, following the arrest of a wanted drug baroness and kingpin of the cartel, Bridget Oghenekevwe Emeka, a.k.a Mama 59.

The drug warehouse is said to be located within a palatial mansion owned by baroness.

The NDLEA also stated that the major distributor of illicit drugs in the South-South was nabbed in her mansion, where she cooks and distributes Crack Cocaine, Methamphetamine and other harmful, illicit substances.

Nine of her staff were also apprehended by the operatives. Five of them are said to be in charge of cooking, cutting, packaging and distributing the drugs found in her house on 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.

The Director, Media and Advocacy at the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, disclosed that the drug baroness was under surveillance for weeks after she was identified as a major distributor of illicit drugs in the South-South region.

Some of the paraphernalia for making Crack recovered from her house include sodium bicarbonate, which is the main adulterant, as well as transparent nylon used in wrapping the finished product.

He listed: “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.

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