FEC approves N580m for purchase of armored vehicles for NDLEA


The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N580.5 million for the procurement of four armoured vehicles to fight dangerous and illicit drugs by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, 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 on Wednesday.

According to him, between January and July 2022 the NDLEA arrested 18,940 suspects with 2,904 convictions recorded.

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