NDLEA partners Police in fighting drugs abuse in Yobe
By Njadvara Musa, Damaturu
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has partnered the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in fighting drug abuse in Yobe.
According to the Agency, the War Against Drug Abuse (WADA); was to ensure a “descent and healthy” society in the State.
Unveiling the fighting synergy with the Police, yesterday (Thursday), in Damaturu, the NDLEA State Commander, Abdullazeez Ogungboye, disclosed: “Our visit to the police command was to improve synergy and collaboration in fighting drugs abuse,” noting that as the police remain a critical stakeholder against the rising cases of drugs abuse in the state.
Besides, he added that the collaboration with the police could ensure synergy and working relationships in the areas of intelligence and joint operations.
He, therefore, nominated the police commissioner, Garba Ahmad, as the Ambassador of WADA to sustain the pet project of the Chairman and Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig-Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd).
According to him, WADA was an advocacy campaign against drug abuse in the country.
While appreciating the Ambassador nomination, Ahmad assured the agency of maximum support and cooperation whenever the need arises to ensure a drug-free society.