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NCC President, Danbatta appointed NDLEA Ambassador

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has appointed Deputy Executive Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Professor Umar Danpatta, as its Special Ambassador in its renewed war against drug use and other addictive hazardous substances in the country.

Federal Capital Territory NDLEA Narcotics Chief NDLEA, Muhammed Ageya, who announced the recognition of the ambassador by the agency during a courtesy visit to the Commission in Abuja last weekend, said the aim of the NDLEA visit is to partner with the Commission to reduce the number of drug addicts in the country through awareness programmes.

He said that one of the goals of this collaboration is to explore the use of communication platforms to disseminate information about its activities to educate citizens. He said this has become strategic because almost all young Nigerians are telecom subscribers and interact with telecom platforms from time to time. Agiya said NCC easily comes to mind as a good partner for NDLEA to fulfill the latter’s mandate of reducing cases of drug addicts among Nigerian youth.

“NDLEA has rehabilitation centers all over the country. This shows that we do not only arrest drug addicts, but we have rehabilitation centers where we monitor and guide them until they are fully rehabilitated. Addiction in Nigeria.

NCC Human Resources and Administration Director Osman Mallah, who received the NDLEA delegation on behalf of the EVC from NCC, confirmed to the visiting team the commitment of the Commission to support the drug agency in eradicating drug use and educating citizens, especially the younger generation. , mostly communication consumers, about the effect of drugs.

“Strategic collaboration and partnership is one of the main pillars of UNHCR’s two organizational roadmaps – the Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020-2024; and the Strategic Vision Implementation Plan (SVP) 2021-2025 – and we will relay the NDLEA message to UNHCR management to see how we can explore areas of collaboration that your agency requests.” said Mallah

NCC President, Danbatta appointed NDLEA Ambassador

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