The appointment of Mr Shadrach Haruna as the new Secretary of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

This was contained in a statement by

The NDLEA Head of public affairs, Mr Jonah Achema, made the statement available to a reliable source in Abuja on Monday.

Speaking on the matter he said that Haruna replaced Mrs Roli George whose tenure expired in June 2018.

Speaking further, Achema stated that the secretary is the head of Secretariat of the charged with the responsibility of administrative duties, keeping the books, setting agenda and implementing decisions.

He also revealed that “The appointments take immediate effect,”

Achema also said that Haruna was an accomplished national and international legal practitioner, adding that he was the former Federal Counsel and a prosecutor with the Federal Ministry of Justice.

Concerning the competence and personality of Haruna, He said that until his appointment, he was a criminal justice expert and legal adviser in the Commonwealth Secretariat, London

Source: Punch