- NDLEA has arrested a popular pastor for drugs
- Rev Ugochukwu Emmanuel Ekwem is the General Overseer of Christ Living Hope Church
- He was arrested with 54 sticks of drugs at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos
Ugochukwu Emmanuel Ekwem, who is the General Overseer of Christ Living Hope Church was arrested with 54 sticks of drugs wrapped around his body while on his way to a three-week crusade in Nairobi, Kenya.
Rev Ugochukwu who has his church headquarters in Anambra State and two other branches in Lagos and Abuja, was arrested on Monday, March 7.
During the outward clearance of passengers on Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi via Addis Ababa, the clergy was tested and 54 sticks proved positive to cannabis.
The preacher claimed the drugs are packed for his purpose and to be used during his three weeks crusade in Kenya, Naija News 247 reports.
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