NDLEA Chairman, Marwa Suggested Drug Test For Politicians

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Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Buba Marwa has Suggested a drug test for politicians.

Marwa made the Suggestion during a meeting with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos in Marina on Wednesday March 17.

He said:

“Running for public offices is a big responsibility. You should not be in this important assignment for the public and your head is filled up because of drugs.

“The drug scourge is now an epidemic in Nigeria. The prevalence is 15 per cent; three times the global average. One in seven Nigerians takes drugs. We have found out that there is nexus between drug use and crime.”

Marwa who also appealed to government to lead the way with the integrity drug test for students in the state, stated “that youths are affected most when it comes to drug abuse”.

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