Shortly after his arrest by detectives attached to the Special Anti- Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command, 38-year-old Gafar Ademolake, has Unilag graduate made a mind boggling confession while being interviewed by newsmen.
Ademolake who was arrested for smuggling Indian hemp worth N10million into Nigeria from Ghana, claimed to be a graduate of International Relations, Unilag, and further disclosed that he started off the business when he couldn’t get an employment after graduation.
According to the Unilag graduate, he was introduced to the business by a friend after scouting for a job for 3 years after graduation and NYSC but got nothing. The suspect also disclosed that he recently invested N10m and had already wired the money to the courier called Iya Ghana, living at Mile 2, area of Lagos.
NewsTelegraph reported that Ademolake admitted that the incredible profits from the drug business, made it difficult for him to continue searching for a legal job, though he noted that if he had secured a job after graduation, he wouldn’t have ventured into the drug business.
He told newsmen;
“After thinking about the business, I decided to try it. I first invested N200, 000 and made a whooping profit of N100, 000. In the past three years now, I have never looked back. I have made a lot of money.
“I regret my action. But I wanted to take my family away from poverty. That was why I decided to heed my friend’s advice and go into the drug business. I needed to survive. .
Police tracked me through my phone after two drivers, who had gone to bring the Indian hemps for me from the warehouse were arrested by at the Ojueleba area. This is the first time I have been arrested since I joined the business.”
When asked what he had achieved since he started the business, Ademolake said: “I have built two houses, and I have a car. I’m comfortable.”