NaijaNews reports that President Buhari commended Chairman @ndlea Nigeria, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd), on the recent dismantling of an international drug network and recovery of 1,855kg of cocaine during a phone call from New York, where he is attending the #UNGA.
“I appreciate the work that you have put into the eradication of the drug issue,” the President informed the chairman of @ndlea Nigeria. My heart is filled with joy as I keep up with the achievements made possible by your leadership.
“You have demonstrated over and again that choosing you to lead this fight against wicked merchants of death whose sole aim is to endanger and truncate the future of our youth is a very good choice. Please keep up the good work.” — President @MBuhari
At a meeting later with members of his delegation, the President said, “Buba Marwa is doing well. Two tonnes of cocaine, that’s a haul!”
The NDLEA had announced the “highest cocaine seizure” worth over 278 million dollars and the arrest of drug barons including a foreigner in a major operation lasting two days across different locations in Lagos.