Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd.) has been elected the 1st Vice Chairman of the Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Africa, (HONLEA).
He was elected at the ongoing conference of the umbrella body of all Heads of African countries’ Drug Law Enforcement Agencies being held in Mauritius.
This was revealed in a statement on Wednesday by Jonah Achema, NDLEA’s head of Public Affairs.
According to him, Abdallah’s emergence “is an eloquent testimony of the performance-driven leadership of Abdallah which has transformed NDLEA into a leading light in global drug control.”
Achema added that NDLEA was also widely regarded as a leading light in global drug control.
He noted that the agency had done a lot in the fight against drug peddlers and abusers in the country to ensure that the country was free of any form of social vices.
Abdallah was elected at the 29th meeting of HONLEA which holds every year to enforce cooperation at regional levels for all members, states to give accounts of what they have done in the past year.
The tenure is for a period of one year until another meeting would hold and other members would be elected.
The Chairman of the body was conceded to the host country, Mauritius while 2nd Vice Chairman went to Angola.
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