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General News of Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Source: Today NG

NDLEA denies chairman’s sack, says tenure expired

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has denied reports that its Chairman, retired Col. Muhammad Abdallah, has been sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Mr Jonah Achema, the spokesperson for NDLEA, said this while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday, in Abuja.

Achema, a Deputy Commander of Narcotics, said, however, that the tenure of Abdallah who was appointed on January 12, 2016, expired on January 11.

“The chairman was not sacked as reported by some media organisations. However, his five-year tenure elapsed on January 11,’’ he said.

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