The Lagos Area Manager of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Engineer Sarat Lara Braimah, has been appointed as an Ambassador of war against Drug Abuse, by the Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier General, Buba Marwa (RTD).
At a very brief ceremony, held at NIWA Lagos office, the NDLEA boss stated that Engineer Sarat Braimah was appointed in tandem with President Muhammadu Buhari’s inaugural address, commemorating the 2O21 United Nations International Day against drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking, a war which must be fought by well meaning citizens.
According to General Marwa, Engineer Sarat Braimah is expected to synergize and collaborate with NDLEA in propagating the war against Drug Abuse and illicit trafficking through her official and private engagement as responsible and top notch officer of government.
Presenting the official letter of appointment and decorative pin to Ambassador Sarat Braimah, the Assistant Director, Seaport Operations who stood in for NDLEA boss, explained that NIWA Area Manager has shown noticeable commitment in assisting NDLEA in the discharge of its duties in Lagos, hence her nomination and appointment by Gen Buba Marwa (Rtd).
In a brief remark and acceptance speech, Ambassador Sarat Braimah, praised the dedication and sacrifice of NDLEA under General Marwa, adding that the community to community approach to arresting the very disturbing rise in drug trafficking, is the best way to go.
She promised to do what ever possible to assist the agency, particularly in propagating the message against drugs abuse among boat Operators in Lagos and other stakeholders within the waterways transportation community.
Ekundayo Williams, Assistant Director Seaport Operations, presenting the letter of NDLEA Ambassador appointment to Engineer Sarat Lara Braimah.