By Ifeanyi Okolie

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has confirm it has  ace actor Omidina Babatunde also known as Baba Suwe , in its custody and that the comedian placed under observation is yet to excrete suspected ingested drug.

The Agency spokesman Mitchell Ofoyeju, told Vanguard that the actor who was arrested around 10pm on Wednesday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos, is yet to excrete any drug.

Meanwhile the NDLEA Airport commander, Alhaji Hamza Umar who confirmed that Mr. Omidina Babatunde was in safe custody, told Vangaurd that the actor who  about boarding  an Air France flight to Paris, allegedly tested positive to drug ingestion and had been placed under observation. 

He also stated that preliminary findings have shown that the actor was to act as a compere for the naming ceremony of his friend’s daughter in Paris.

 According to Hamza, “there is reasonable ground for suspicion and the actor is currently under observation. He is fine and had been eating but has not excreted”.

Meanwhile, the actor will still be under observation. The Agency’s doctor has also been invited to examine him. This according to the NDLEA is crucial to ascertain the true position.

 The actor is fine and cooperating with narcotic investigators. Further up-date on the matter shall be made known to the general public.

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