FEC APPROVES PROCUREMENT OF ARMOURED VEHICLES TO FIGHT DRUG TGRAFFICKERS.
The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved five hundred and eighty point five million Naira for the procurement of four armoured vehicles to fight dangerous and illicit drugs by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami made this known to State House correspondents at the end of the council’s meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.
Mr. Malami said the decision to procure the armoured vehicles was taken to encourage and safeguard the lives of NDLEA personnel who have been working very hard with impressive results being recorded.
He recalled that between January and July 2022 the Agency arrested eighteen thousand, nine hundred and forty suspects with two thousand, nine hundred and four convictions.