By Musa Sunusi Ahmad
The United Kingdom Border Force of Europe and International, has
commended the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for its
remarkable seizures in recent times. Its Regional Operations Manager,
West Africa, Kris Hawksfield gave the commendation during his visit to
the new Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, General Mohammed Buba Marwa
(Rtd) on Monday at the Agency’s headquarters in Abuja.
According to Hawksfield, “Since your appointment, there has been a
flurry of activities. There have been huge seizures across commands.
The Cocaine seizure at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport was
massive and for this NDLEA must be recognized and commended. Accept my
He further maintained that, “the result NDLEA is recording is far
above any one organization under our project across the globe. We must
continue to work on our relationship to make sure that what is
happening in Nigeria continues”.
General Marwa appreciated the UK Border Force for the technical
support it has rendered to the Agency in the last four years. “NDLEA
has felt the impact of your four-year project. The project has
benefitted the Agency in the area of training, infrastructure,
equipment and intelligence sharing. We look forward to a more robust
technical assistance in the subsequent phases of the project”.