The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that it has released the list of successful candidates for its 2019 recruitment exercise.
The agency in a statement issued through its spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, stated that the list pertains to successful candidates in the Narcotic Officer cadre and the first of three batches of Narcotic Assistant cadre, The Nation reported.
The NDLEA stated that the list of candidates has been published on its website: www.ndlea.gov.ng.
He asked candidates to report come with the following items:
1. Original and photocopy of credentials
2. NDLEA online application reference slip
3. Four copies of 5×7 colour photograph without cap/hat
4. Writing materials to include biro, pencils, ruler, notebooks, and file jacket
5. Three pairs of white (unmarked) round neck vests and navy blue shorts (without stripes).
Prominent Lagos APC chieftain, remanded in prison over drug traficking
Meanwhile, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former vice chairman of Lagos Island local government, Asekun Sakiru Kehinde, has been remanded in prison custody over illegal drug dealings.
The Nation reports that Kehinde's remand was ordered by the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday, June 30, following his arraignment for allegedly exporting 1.000 kilogrammes of cocaine.
Legit.ng gathered that Justice Ayokunle Faji made the order after Kehinde pleaded “not guilty” to a one-count charge bordering on the offence.
President Buhari raises concerns over the trafficking of illicit drugs
The Nigerian president made the statement on Saturday, June 26, at the launch of the War Against Drug Abuse (WADA) initiative, The Nation reported.
Buhari, who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, said the war against drugs is a war that must be fought dedicatedly.