Marwa urges support of traditional, religious leaders in fight against drug abuse

Retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, Chairman National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has called of traditional and leaders in the fight against drug abuse in Nigeria.

Marwa made the call during his visit to the Lamido of Adamawa, Muslim Council and Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Yola on Monday.

He said the traditional and leaders had a vital role to play in the fight against drug abuse in the state and the country at large.


He advised the leaders to put in more efforts and the traditional rulers to form a in their respective communities to fight drug abuse.

According to him, President Muhammad to fighting poverty and unemployment, which to drug abuse by the youth.

He said the Agency was currently everything possible to ensure there was drug available youth to take.

Muhammadu Barkindo, Lamido of Adamawa, expressed the readiness of the the traditional rulers to the agency in the fight against drug abuse.


Barkindo, who was represented by Alhaji Mustapha Aminu, the Galadima of Adamawa commended the president appointment of Marwa as chairman of NDLEA.

“We as Adamawa State Council of traditional rulers assure you of 100 per cent in the fight against drug abuse and we wish you more successes in the course of discharging your responsibility,” he said.

In their separate remarks, Malam Gambo Jika and Stephen Mamza State Chairmen Muslim Council and CAN pledged to support and cooperate with the NDLEA to ensure its success in the fight against drug abuse.


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that both religious leaders assured they would propagate the fight against drug. (NAN)