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NDLEA And KAROTA Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin -NDLEA, KAROTA Chiefs Admitted

From: KABIR GETSO

The Kano State Commandant of the Nigeria Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Abubakar Idris Ahmad and the Managing Director, KAROTA, Engr. Faisal Mahmud Kabir have unanimously agreed that the two agencies of different government are two sides of the same coin.

This was made known in a press release issued by the KAROTA spokesperson, Nabilusi Abubakar Kofar Na’isa when the KAROTA management paid a working relation visit to the State headquarter of the NDLEA as part of its mandate to solicit support of stakeholders and relevant agencies.

Later, the Commandant of the NDLEA have alluded to the fact that the success of the former is the success of the later.

According to him, most of the suspected vehicles of drug trafficking who escaped main NDLEA checkpoints at Tamburawa were usually stopped at KAROTA checkpoints and their attention was severally drawn.

The NDLEA boss advised that the best was to stop drug abuse is to stop processing, carrying and producing it.

He noted that creating more checkpoints at various entrance of drug traffickers will greatly help in arresting it before it gets to the nooks and crannies of Kano, failure to do this always led to arresting few portion of it.
In his earlier remarks, the Managing Director, KAROTA, Engr. Faisal Mahmud Kabir said the visit was not self serving but service to humanity.

In a separate development, the MD KAROTA expressed appreciation to the entire state leadership of Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN over their support and cooperation.

He admitted that the work of KAROTA could be difficult without the cooperation of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria.

In his remarks, the state Commandant of the VGN, Alh. Yahaya Shehu adjudged the present government as the best in paying godly services to its people and that should be reciprocated.

He requested that KAROTA should do more to VGN by way of fixing their operational vehicles and upgrading their facilities across the state.

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