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Staff call for sack of NDLEA boss as agency allegedly loses over 50 officers in 2 years (Full list)

Staff call for sack of NDLEA boss as agency allegedly loses over 50 officers in 2 years (Full list)

Some personnel of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have called for the sack of its chairman, Muhammad Abdullah.

The personnel in a petition accused the chairman of encouraging corruption in the agency by neglecting the welfare of staff.

They also accused Abdullah of soiling the image of the nation before the international community as over 50 personnel met their untimely death since the chairman assumed office.

Petition read in part: “ It is a clear indication that he is not interested in fighting the drug war and corruption. The sum of N50,000 only given to families of three officers; Onwumere Nicholas, Peter Ebun and Abdulrahman Musa who were recently shot dead in Kogi State on October 13, 2017, by gunmen has exposed his insensitivity to the plight of officers. This is unbelievable."

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“The drug situation since Abdullah took over is getting worse daily. In addition, the prevalence rate for drug use in the country has become unacceptably high and growing in a geometric proportion. Besides the abuse of cannabis, the use of cough syrups with codeine and other psychotropic substances is taking its toll on the youths."

The document, according to Sahara Reporters showed that, over 50 officers of the agency have died within the past two years.

The personnel urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the chairman of the agency and issue a compulsory retirement to the seven directors in the agency.

They also accused the chairman of conniving with drug barons at the expense of Nigeria.

The document signed by Ahmed Yusuf, on behalf of ‘Concerned Officers,’ said that many of the 58 officers died from frustration and criminal neglect of their welfare by Abdullah.

The Concerned Officers in their petition dated January 2, also copied the Senate Committee on Drug & Financial Crimes, House Committee on Drug & Financial Crimes, Attorney General & Minister of Justice, National Security Adviser, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and Femi Falana Chambers.

Below is a list of names of deceased officers as released by the group:

Narcotic assistants II

1. Jibrin Alhassan, Kaduna Command

2. Afolayan John A., Kwara Command

3. Mohammed Chabiri Aishatu, Borno Command

Narcotic agents:

4. Okereke Okezie, Imo Command

5. Etuk Roseline, Akwa Ibom Command

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6. Sunday Afam, Plateau Command

7.Ahmed Abubakar, Borno Command

8. Onukak Patricia Bassey, Lagos Command

9. Iorver Felix Akumave, Taraba Command

10. Abanum Raymond Edeli, Delta Command

11. Yahaya Godiye Dodos, Yobe Command

12. Achube David Sunday, Benue Command

13. Liman Salisu Ahmed, Taraba Command

14. Balogun Erastus Osho, Ogun Command

15. Akinfemiwa Sunday Femi, Lagos Command

16. Faruk Ibrahim, Bauchi Command

Senior narcotic agent

17. Salele Suleiman, Kaduna Command

18. Bala Aliyu Umar, Bauchi Command

19. Hassan Hasana, Sokoto Command

Chief narcotic agent

20. Joseph Lar Gombe, Command

21. Oyede Abdul Ogun, Command

22. Suleiman Bala Fakai, FCT Command

23. Andogwu A Nicholas, Adamawa Command

24. Dalyop Julius Pam, Plateau Command

25. Birabil Gbaradon, Ondo Command

26. Sarah Yakubu Nasarawa Command

27. Nyam Babajo David Plateau Command

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28. Kamo Thomas Kebbi Command

Deputy narcotic supreintendent

29. Bot Christopher Nyam Plateau Command

30. Emerenini Cornelius Imo Command

31. Etudaiye Salihu Kogi Command

32. Timothy Isaacs Lagos Command

33. Abdulahi Mohammed Ekiti Command

34. Abdul Isa Shani Borno Command

35. Sanusi Abdullahi Osun Command

36. Achibong Peter Taraba Command

Superintendent of narcotics

37. Odigie Felix Plateau Command

38. Abdul Ganiyu Ishaq, Adamawa Command

39. Falodun Fumilayo, Ogun Command

40. Bello Stephen Madike, Lagos Command

41. Abdul Ibrahim Waziri, Sokoto Command

42. Adeoye Onifade Olayiwola, Rivers Command

43. Omo Martins Lagos Command

44. Gambo Musa Osun Command

45. Aminat Hassan Seme Border Command Lagos

Chief superintendent of narcotic

46. Amaechi Kenneth Edo Command

47. Anthony Oshogwe Cross Rivers Command

48. Ibrahim Dada Kogi Command

49. Monday Fada Lagos Command

50. Kadiri Adesola Ramoni Ogun Command

51. Tijani Tajudeen Adebayo Abia Command

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Assistant commander of narcotics

52. Yashim Danladi Lagos Command

Legit.ng earlier reported that official of the NDLEA in Nasarawa state arrested a suspected drug baron at a warehouse in Masaka, Karu local government area of the state.

Sumaila Ethan, the state commander of the agency, said that tramadol is an opiate drug similar to heroiin in its addictive nature.

Also President Buhari had instructed the law enforcement agencies to deal decisively with those who import distribute and sell illicit medicine.

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