NDLEA says 14.2 m Nigerians consumed illicit drugs in 2018
National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has lamented the consumption of
illicit drugs by 14.2 million Nigerians in 2018.
agency’s chairman, Col. Mohammad Abdallah (retd), told newsmen in Ilorin, the
Kwara State capital, on the side-line of the sent-forth ceremony organised for
the retiring commander of state command, Ona Ogilegwe.
means is that every Okada rider that you see working from 6 a.m to 10 p.m is on
something. The cultists, the kidnappers who pitch tent in the bush are on
drugs. What it means also is that if government fights drugs, it has fought 50
per cent of criminality in Nigeria.”
are asking government to do is to give us the materials, men and money – the
three Ms – and, of course, equipment.