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Drug Barons Assassinating NDLEA Operatives

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Drug Barons Assassinating NDLEA Operatives

Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig Gen Buba Marwa (Rtd) on Thursday said drug barDrug Barons Assassinating NDLEA Operatives -Marwaons are assassinating operatives of the agency in the renewed fight against drug abuse in the country.

Marwa said this when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee of Drugs and Narcotics to defend the agency’s 2022 budget performance and 2023 proposal.

Against this background, he emphasised the need for the urgent provision of barracks for operatives of the agency.

So they come after our personnel and with our personnel living in the town and cities and among them, we have been recording casualties and assassinations against them,” he said.

He said with the approval of the President, NDLEA is in the process of building barracks for its personnel for the first time.

He said it was also in the process of building three rehab centres, two forensic laboratories and procurement of security equipment.

He said the agency has concluded the acquisition of land in Adamawa, Abuja and Lagos for the barracks and the Private Public Partnership process is rounding off.

Marwa also said there was also a need to enhance the purchase of more arms and ammunition for the Agency.

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