Drug barons are funding bandits and terrorists


Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has alleged that the criminal activities being carried out in the country is being funded by drug barons. 

The senate president said this when Buba Marwa, chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) paid him a visit at the national assembly on Thursday March 4. 

Lawan who stated that Nigeria as a country is in one way or the other a transit route for drugs, said the national assembly will support the agency in the aspect of amending the NDLEA act.

“I believe that this agency needs restructuring. Now that you have taken over, we should go the whole haul to restructure the agency, not piecemeal touches, because we need to get it right. 

“My personal opinion is that NDLEA should be in the league of EFCC, ICPC, and therefore, the kind of support that those two agencies I mentioned receive, you should receive something like that, in addition to many other things that you should be supported with.

“So, the national assembly will…

Source: Linda Ikeji