Nigerian pastor arrested with drugs at Lagos airport


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested the General Overseer, Christ Living Hope Church, Rev. Ugochukwu Emmanuel Ekwem.
The cleric was nabbed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos while on his way to a crusade in Nairobi, Kenya.
About 54 sticks of drugs, which tested positive for cannabis, were wrapped around his body.
The preacher has his church headquarters in Isuaniocha, Mgbakwu road in Awka, Anambra and two other branches in Lagos and Abuja.
Ekwem was intercepted during the outward clearance of passengers on an Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi via Addis Ababa.
NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi said he confessed that the substance was for use during his three weeks crusade in Kenya.

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