- The NDLEA has declared the popular Lagos socialite and owner of Adekaz Hotels, Ademola Afolabi Kazeem, popular as Adekaz wanted
- The anti-drug agency alleged that Adekaz is a drug warlord who sponsored some traffickers that were recently arrested while trying to transport some cocaine to Dubai
- The agency said it obtained a court order to some of his properties in Lagos and Ibadan, as well as blocked his bank account
Ikeja, Lagos - Ademola Afolabi Kazeem, popular as Adekaz, has been declared wanted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for alleged illegal drug trafficking.
According to Channels Television, Kazeem is a popular socialite in Lagos and the owner of the Adekaz Hotels.
Femi Babafemi, the NDLEA director of media and advocacy, stated that it became necessary to declare the socialite wanted after he failed to honour several invitations.
NDLEA Lagos socialite Adekaz
Babafemi disclosed that the agency approached a federal high court in Lagos on Monday, October 17, 2022, to seal some of his properties in Lagos and in Ibadan and block his bank accounts.
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According to the NDLEA, the suspect is a drug kingpin who sponsored some traffickers recently arrested in their recent attempt to export cocaine to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and other countries.
His statement reads in part:
“Soon after the arrest of one of his mules, Bolujoko Muyiwa Babalola, a Lagos BRT driver on 27th June at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Alhaji Ademola Kazeem who is also the Chairman of Adekaz Global Integrated Services, went underground."
Police break silence on alleged missing LP senatorial candidate, reveal his whereabout
Legit.ng earlier reported that the police said it had arrested the allegedly missing senatorial candidate of the Labour Party, Linus Okorie, for incitement and drug-related offences.
The security operatives made the claim on Monday, shortly after the report that the former lawmaker had been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Because of his sudden missing, the youths of the Onicha staged a protest on Monday morning, adding that no movement until he was found.
The statement further disclosed that the politician has a pending case bordering on a drug-related offence, where some suspects have claimed to be his agents.