Why all Nigerians should be subjected to drug test – Marwa

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Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has said all be subjected to drug test.

He said the current push to conduct drug test on , workers and students is to be able to urgently provide help for those who treatment and .

Marwa, who said this while signing a Memorandum of Understanding with a firm, Primly Limited, for the of free drug test kits to NDLEA in , added it is meant to serve as a deterrence.

He expressed delight the MoU was finally signed almost three years after the Federal had approved the .

He said: “Practically, all be subjected to drug test; , students, workers and all. We have set the ball rolling at the agency because charity begins at home.

“This enable us know those afflicted, who treatment and . Equally, it deter drug because if you know that the result of a drug test hamper your progression in school, political career or at work, it will deter you.

‘’In the same vein, we do expect parents to sure their children don’t get married to addicts by insisting on drug test before marriage.”