President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to intensify the punishment against drug traffickers. The Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity Garba Shehu in a statement, urged Nigerians in Diaspora to always provide information that will help the government to curb the menace.
President Buhari who received leaders of Nigerian Community in Saudi Arabia at the end of his Umrah trip on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia said efforts should be intensified to expose those involved in drug trafficking and illegal trade in the country, assuring that appropriate actions would be taken.
The President urged citizens to refrain from breaching the laws of Nigeria and other countries as the recent exposure of a network of drug dealers operating at one of Nigeria’s international airports, who were discovered to be tagging bags filled with drugs in the name of innocent passengers, called for expansion of searchlights.
The President expressed gratitude for the support and prayers of Nigerians in Saudi Arabia for the wellbeing of the country, assuring them that his administration will do its best to secure the country, improve the economy and fight corruption.