Buba Marwa resumes office as NDLEA Chairman

Brigadier-General Buba Marwa, a former military administrator of Lagos and Borno State has on Monday resumed office as the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Marwa, who has been a close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari was appointed having worked as the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, PACEDA, between 2018 and December 2020, along with others to develop a blueprint on how to end drug abuse in Nigeria. 

At his assumption of office on Monday, Marwa outlined his plans to strengthen the agency in its bid to end a drug abuse culture that has that is practised by 15 million Nigerians.

Marwa obtained a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and another master’s degree in International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

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