War against illicit drugs, trafficking yielding positive results – Marwa


By Ibironke Ariyo

The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, on Wednesday said that the war against illicit drugs and trafficking in Nigeria was yielding positive results.

Marwa said this in Abuja during a sensitisation training on Drugs Prevention, Treatment and Care, organised by the United Nations Office On Drugs and Crime (UNODC) for NLDEA personnel and journalists.

He said the arrest of former Commander of the police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, is a clear message of the agency’s commitment in the fight against drug abuse.

Marwa said that those given the responsibility to fight crime, including illicit drugs trade, must not be proponents of the crime.

He also said that the fight against drug abuse was a serious business and assured that the agency was committed to ensuring a drug-free nation.

The NDLEA chairman appreciated the important role being played by the media in the fight against drug…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria