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President Buhari appoints Marwa as chairman of NDLEA

By on January 16, 2021 0 109 Views

Ex-Military Administrator of Lagos and Borno states, Buba Marwa, a retired Brigadier-General has been appointed the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari had given a nod to the appointment. 

“It’s true. The President has approved General Marwa as the new NDLEA Chairman,” he said.

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Before this appointment, Marwa was the Chairman of, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, PACEDA, between 2018 and December 2020, at which time he presided over the development of a blueprint on how to end drug abuse in Nigeria.

A graduate of the Nigerian Military School and the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, Marwa also has a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and another master’s degree in International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

The appointment is with immediate effect.


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