Lagos socialite popularly known as Arike Lola Ogundipe with the real name Mrs. Fumilola Ogbuaya is under the watch of The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). She was declared wanted in connection with drug trafficking.
The woman was also accused of allegedly using proceeds of drugs to acquire property.
The party rocker was implicated in a case of botched exportation of 1.6 kilogrammes of cocaine to Saudi Arabia in February 2017 through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.The NDLEA Commander at the Lagos airport, Ahmadu Garba, said one Odeyemi Morayo, aka Ariyo Monsurat Olabisi, arrested by the agency implicated Ogbuaya during investigation.
He said, “Mrs. Fumilola Ogbuaya, aka Arike Fumilola Ogundipe, a Lagos socialite has ignored an invitation by the NDLEA. Her Lagos residence was traced by a team of investigators, but she was not at home. Since the visit to her Lagos residence, she had not been to that house and had also not reported to the NDLEA office.
“The agency is investigating several landed properties worth several billions of naira traced to Ogbuaya in Lagos, Ogun and Osun states. The assets include Arike Plaza, some plots of land and buildings in strategic locations. The Lagos socialite, who is a distributor of alcoholic drinks, is needed by the NDLEA in an ongoing investigation. She hails from Ilesa, Osun State.”
Arike Lola is a socialite who enjoys praise singing from musicians, without hesitation she doles out cash, even foreign currencies to people at parties.