The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has appointed the Lagos state NURTW chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly called MC Oluomo, as its ambassador.
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This is part of the NDLEA’s move to reinforce its partnership with the National Union of Road Transport Worker to tackle illicit drugs across Lagos state.
This was disclosed in a statement made available by the spokesman of the Lagos state command of the NDLEA, Mallum Musa, in Lagos.
He said the War Against Drug Abuse (WADA) and illicit trafficking would be more effective through the collaboration.
During the visit, Alumona reportedly decorated Akinsanya with the lapel of Ambassador of WADA. The decoration signifies that the NURTW chairman is an ambassador of the anti-illicit drug crusade.
While reacting to his appointment, the ecstatic Union Boss promised to continue to sensitise stakeholders in the transportation circle about the danger of convening such illicit goods and services. “No member will do such again to make quick money, knowing that when the law catches up with the person the end is not good. “Such persons will go to jail and the vehicle will be forfeited to the government.”
Meanwhile,mixed reactions have trailed the appointment of the NURTW Boss,
Saheed Adio commented on Facebook :
“They know what they are doing, putting mc as an ambassador want to make or ensuring drug is safe and he will be hold responsible for any illegal act from drugs taken.”
Abdulkareem Tijjani DVM said: “There is a saying in my place.. if you want to keep something safe in the house, put the klepto in the house in charge of it.. “That is what the NDLEA has done..
Otunba Olagoke Iromini said: “People castigating NDLEA for MC Ambassadorial appointment… “Are you expecting NDLEA to appoint erudite learners like professor, Economist, SAN, Lecturer & Co to be appointed in such position? “MC remains the best choice because he knows the terrains & has the command & earned streets respect.
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