- NDLEA has commenced its screening exercise which was previously suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic
- The agency disclosed the location where the screening exercise will take place
- NDLEA also mentioned some documents needed for the exercise
Candidates who applied for enlistment into the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been advised to check the names shortlisted for the final screening for narcotic officers and narcotic assistants cadres.
He said the screening exercise, which was suspended in January due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will now proceed in batches in designated centres.
Babafemi said the candidates listed on the agency’s website should report at NDLEA headquarters, at number 6, Port Harcourt Crescent, Off Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, on the dates attached to their batches.
He stated that candidates attending the screening exercise must strictly observe the COVID-19 protocols.
The NDLEA official noted that candidates should arrive at the designated venues on the specified dates along with the necessary documentation.
He warned that any candidate who fails to abide by any of the conditions indicated will be disqualified instantly.
NDLEA's spokesman, Femi Babafemi, on Saturday, April 24, revealed that the drugs, 140grammes of Methamphetamine, were expected to be delivered in the Philippines.
Babafemi said the illicit substance was packaged by an illegal courier company.
Meanwhile, Buba Marwa, the chairman of the DLEA, has disclosed that Southwest Nigeria currently records the highest cases of drug abuse in the country.
He made the disclosure on Friday, March 19, 2021, in Ogbomoso, Oyo state during the inauguration of a rehabilitation centre for drug addicts built by a group known as Ogbomoso First Initiative.
The Punch reported that the NDLEA boss stated there is a connection between drug abuse and the increase of crime in Nigeria.