Buhari Appoints Mohamed Buba Marwa to Head NDLEA, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of former Military Administrator of Lagos State, Brigadier General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Rtd) as the New Director-General, DG of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA)

Until his appointment as the New DG of NDLEA, Mohamed Buba Marwa was the Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Drug Abuse.

With this information, Mohamed Buba Marwa is now the new DG of NDLEA.

His biography

Mohammed Buba Marwa was born in Kaduna, September 9 1953, he hails from Michika LGA, Adamawa state. as a retired Nigerian army officer, he served as governor of Borno State and Lagos State during the military administrations of Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha. Education: University of Pittsburgh, Nigerian Military School, Zaria, where he obtained a master’s degree in International Relations, and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.

Military career

He was commissioned as 2nd lieutenant in the Nigerian Army Reconnaissance Corps before moving to the Armoured Corp. He held various posts in the army, including Brigade Major (23 Armoured Brigade), Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Theophilus Danjuma, academic registrar of the Nigerian Defense Academy and deputy defense adviser in the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, DC. In 1990, he was appointed Governor of Borno State. In 1992, he became the defense adviser to the Nigerian Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

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