BREAKING: FG Says Intending Couples To Undergo Compulsory Drug Testing Before Marriage—-As part of its mandate to clean up our streets, towns and cities from of illicit drugs, Retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, Chairman of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has said that anyone intending to get married would have to undergo drug testing.
The Genius Media Nigeria reports that he stated this on Saturday at the yearly Ogidi-Ela Day cultural celebration in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi.
Marwa, who was the guest speaker at the occasion, also said that President Muhammadu Buhari was resolute in his new thrust to purge the country of illicit drugs.
“Be reminded ladies and gentlemen, that, President Muhammadu Buhari is resolute in his new thrust to purge urge the country of illicit drugs
“And the NDLEA is doing everything possible to meet up with Presidential Mandate to clean up our streets, towns and cities.
“That is why we have put in place various programmes with far reaching effects, one of which is drug integrity test.
“In the nearest future, anyone seeking employment into any government industry or ministry, parastatal or agency; or seeking admission into tertiary institution; or even getting married must first have to do drug test,” he said.