The Chairman, Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa has promised to reposition the company for an environment friendly struggle towards illicit drug trafficking.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari earlier authorized the appointment of former Navy Administrator of Lagos State, Brigadier Basic Mohamed Buba Marwa (rtd) because the New Director Basic (DG) of the Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA).
Talking throughout his inaugural handle to the employees of the company on Monday in Abuja, Marwa stated it was the responsibility of the NDLEA to cease all types of drug abuse within the nation, NAN studies.
He stated the NDLEA can be expanded in step with the suggestions of the Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse (PACEDA).
“I need to reassure you all that your welfare might be given utmost consideration; the excellent problems with stagnation in rank, coaching and postings and due emoluments might be addressed as a precedence.
“Additionally, operational and logistics inadequacies within the service might be regarded into. Nigeria is the one nation we’ve and we can not fold our arms until we remove the drug traffickers.
“Because the lead company within the drug conflict in Nigeria, you might be all too aware of the extent of devastation that drug use has triggered our nation.
“We are going to develop a method of labor to fulfill our targets, following the Nationwide Drug Management Grasp plan 2021- 2025 to be launched quickly, as our roadmap.
“With my navy background, you realize what to anticipate; NDLEA will safeguard the nation and our youths from the drug menace, that may be a activity that should be accomplished.
“I count on diligence at work and won’t hesitate to penalise defaulters, laborious work might be rewarded.
“I wish to warn those that interact within the dastardly commerce of importation, export, cultivation, processing, manufacture, trafficking, sale and consumption of illicit substances to cease forthwith or be ready to cope with the NDLEA,” he stated.