National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Recruitment 2016 – The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is a Nigerian Federal agency charged with the duty of eliminating the growing, processing, manufacturing, selling, exporting, and trafficking of hard drugs.
Following the rumour about the NDLEA Recruitment 2016 earlier this year, a whole lot of people have been mailing us to know if there was any National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Recruitment 2016 going on at the moment.
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We’re indeed happy to announce to you that the NDLEA Recruitment 2016 is set to commence.
The recruitment of 15,000 staff into the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has been approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Recruitment 2016 would add about 5000 new staff into the NDLEA workforce in 2016 and an additional 10,000 staff before the end of 2017. This disclosure was made by the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN).
The NDLEA which has fought tirelessly against the cultivation, importation, exportation, supply and use hard drugs in has immensely contributed to the creation and maintenance of an enviable image for Nigeria in the African continent and the world at large.
In order to strengthen its workforce and efficiency, the Federal government of Nigeria has approved that 15,000 new staff be recruited into the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.
You can recall that earlier this year, there was a rumour that stated that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Recruitment 2016 had begun, but the NDLEA came out to debunk such rumours.
Mr. Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation who spoke at the ECOWAS ministers meeting, said there are plans by the federal government to improve the capacity of the agency in relation to fighting crimes in the region, hence the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Recruitment 2016.
He urged member countries’ ministers to adopt the new ECOWAS Regional Drug Action Plan, for the year 2016-2020, stating that it provides a roadmap and working document for the ECOWAS drug control team.
While commending Nigeria’s effort to tackle drug trafficking at the national level, Mr. Sintiki Ugbe the ECOWAS director in charge of Drug Control, said the Nigerian government has shown political commitment by approving the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Recruitment 2016 of workers to widen the NDLEA capacity and further develop a national drug control master plan.
“We see and applaud that kind of political commitment in the region. We also want to see the translation of political commitment into real actions,” stressed Mr. Ugbe.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Recruitment 2016 would be employing 5000 Nigerian job seekers before the end of 2016 and an additional 10,000 job seekers before the end of 2017 thereby adding an extra 15,000 people to the NDLEA manpower.
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