Buhari approves recruitment of 5,000 personnel for NDLEA
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recruitment of 5 , 000 personnel for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency .
The Chairman , NDLEA, Col . Muhammad Abdallah (retd . ) , disclosed this at the public destruction of drug exhibits by the Taraba State Command of the agency in Jalingo , the state capital
Abdallah said that the gesture would go a long way in improving the operations of the agency in the campaign against drug addiction in Nigeria , the News Agency of Nigeria , reported on Friday .
He said that the increased consumption of illicit drugs among the youths in Taraba was worrisome and appealed to families to live up to their responsibilities .
According to Abdallah , effective drug prevention must involve the positive engagement of children , youths and adults with their families, schools , workplace and communities .