90% Of Criminal Activities In Nigeria Linked With Drug Abuse – NDLEA Boss

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Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (Rtd) has said that 90% of criminalities in Nigeria is linked to drug abuse and as such the war against the menace of illicit drug trafficking, peddling and abuse is a fight to finish with him as the leader of the agency.

Marwa spoke on Monday at three different occasions where he met with various stakeholders in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.

While addressing men and officers of the Port Harcourt International Airport Command of the NDLEA along with officials of other security agencies and stakeholders that operate at the airport, he said the anti-drug czar reminded them that the airports and seaports serve as the gateway for importation and exportation of illicit drugs.

He said they need to work in synergy to ensure that no hard drug enters or goes out of the country through their area of responsibility.

According to him, there is need to secure the country from the menace of drug abuse by working together.

He also said the new NDLEA will fight to finish and cannot allow the country to be destroyed by criminalities and all those involved in this criminal act must be fished out and punished.

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