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He replaces Femi Babafemi who is proceeding on a leave of absence, having been appointed Director, Media and Advocacy of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

The convict, who was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency before Justice Chuka Obiozor on one count of drug trafficking, had pleaded guilty to the charge.

Recall that the agency last week arrested seven drug barons operating four large warehouses in Ukpuje forest, Owan Local Government Area of Edo State, where a total of 16,344 bags of cannabis and seeds weighing 233, 778 kilogram were seized, in addition to two pump action and one double barrel guns.

While describing his death as a big loss not only to Lagos State but the entire country, Marwa recounted how Jakande, who was the state’s first civilian Governor, supported him when he was the Military Administrator of the state.

Though the year was characterised with challenges of COVID-19 pandemic and #EndSARS protest, the Command was able to arrests a total of 471 drug offenders comprising of 424 males and 47 females from various locations across Lagos State.