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Marwa Issues Warning Against Internal Sabotage to New NDLEA Cadets


Marwa Issues Warning Against Internal Sabotage to New NDLEA Cadets

CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, issued a stern warning against internal sabotage during the agency’s intensified efforts against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking. Speaking at the passing out parade for 2,500 newly-trained cadets of the Senior Officers Basic Course 16 in Jos, Marwa emphasized the importance of upholding the agency’s ethics and goals without compromise.

Addressing the cadets, Marwa stressed the gravity of their responsibilities in combating substance abuse and drug trafficking, highlighting the agency’s intolerance for internal sabotage. He urged them to be prepared for the challenging tasks ahead and emphasized the need for unwavering dedication to their professional ethics.

Marwa, represented by the agency’s Director of Planning, Research, and Statistics, Victoria Egbase, acknowledged the complex and devastating nature of the global illicit drug landscape and the dire dynamics of Nigeria’s drug situation. The passing out parade marked a manifestation of the ongoing restructuring within the agency to enhance its workforce in the fight against drug abuse and trafficking.

The CEO expressed confidence in the efficiency of the newly-trained Assistant Superintendents of Narcotics, citing their comprehensive training in the intricacies of drug law enforcement, which demanded sacrifice, loyalty, and discipline. He also appreciated the Plateau government for providing a conducive training environment and highlighted the agency’s proactive measures, such as the Offensive Action and War Against Drug Abuse (WADA) advocacy.

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Drugs and Narcotics, Hon. Abass Agboworin, commended the agency’s achievements, emphasizing its wide-reaching efforts to curb the drug menace.


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