Buhari appoints Marwa as NDLEA chair

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Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (retd)

President has approved the of former Military Administrator of Lagos and Borno , Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (retd), as of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Special Assistant to the President on and Publicity, Mallam , confirming the while responding to a enquiry on Saturday, said the President had given a nod to the .

true. The President has approved General Marwa as the NDLEA ,” he said in a text message.

Before this , Marwa was the of, Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, PACEDA, between 2018 and December 2020, at which he presided over the 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’ degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and another master’ degree in International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

The appointment is with immediate effect.

The Nation