Popular Nigerian Pastor Arrested With Drugs At Lagos Airport

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The General Overseer of Christ Living Hope Church, Rev. Ugochukwu Emmanuel Ekwem has reportedly been arrested with drugs by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport while on his way to Nairobi, Kenya for a three weeks Crusade.

NDLEA made the announcement in a statement released via a tweet posted on its official verified Twitter handle.

The preacher was said to have been caught with 54 sticks of drugs wrapped around his body before he was nabbed by the operatives of the Nigerian anti-graft agency on Monday, March 7th during the outward clearance of passengers on an Ethiopian Airline flight to Nairobi via Addis Ababa.

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The 54 sticks of drug which was recovered from the clergyman, when tested proved positive for cannabis.

The young and popular pastor has his church headquarters in isuaniocha, Mgbakwu road, Awka, Awka North Local Government Area, Anambra State. He has two other branches both in Lagos and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

During the preliminary interview, the youthful pastor confessed that he packed the cannabis on his body because he want to use it during the three weeks crusade in Kenya.

HotNewInNaija will continue to report any development concerning the case as soon as the Nigerian anti-graft agency make any proceeding on his case.

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