National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) partners with The Gambia on the war on drugs

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Col. Muhammed Mustapha Abdallah (rtd.), the Chairman and CEO National Drug Law Enforcement says there is the need for greater collaboration between the agency and that of the Gambia in wiping out drug abuse in West African sub-region.

Abdallah stated this during a courtesy visit by the delegation of Drug Law Enforcement Agency DLEAG of the Gambia in Abuja.

The bilateral meeting which is a follow up on Hurghada discussion is in the spirit of regional cooperation to fight the drug menace within the West African sub-region.

“It is in furtherance of ECOWAS action plan to address illicit drug trafficking, organised crime and drug abuse in West Africa,”
“Nigeria and Gambia have come a long way with such commonalities as colonial experience, military diplomacy and in the area of criminal justice system.

Abdallah said that no country can tackle terrorism, drug trafficking, trafficking in persons, money-laundering and arms struggling alone.

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