Ex-footballer, Okafor Emmanuel Junior, has been arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja for alleged drug trafficking.

This was disclosed on Sunday on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency’s Twitter account.

With 1.40kg of crack cocaine hidden in his baggage, he was arrested in September upon arrival from Sao Paulo, Brazil via Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.

According to the NDLEA, Okafor disclosed that he was an ex-footballer with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu FC, where he played for four seasons before leaving for Sri Lanka in 2014.