A former military administrator of Lagos and Borno States, retired Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa has been appointed the Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA).
Marwa, an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari had served as Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse (PACEDA) between 2018 and December, 2020.
The committee was saddled with the responsibility of developing a blue print on how to end drug abuse in Nigeria.
Presidency sources said the appointment will be officially announced soon.
Marwa had served as a military attaché.in the Nigerian Embassy, Washington DC, US, and defence attaché, United Nations, New York, as well as former Ambassador to South Africa and the Kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland.
He holds two Master’s degrees in Public Administration from Harvard University, U.S. and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.