DIRECTORATE of Operations and General Investigation

Bashir Samuel Gadzama

Director, Operations and General Investigation

This is NDLEA’s main organ that executes drug law enforcement activities such as surveillance, search, raids, arrests and interdiction of drug shipments.

The directorate’s responsibilities include:

  1. Investigation of cases
  2. Interrogation of suspects, including deportees.
  3. Interdiction
  4. Surveillance
  5. Custody of exhibits and detainees.
  6. Analysis of suspected illicit substances.
  7. Monitoring movement of persons and goods at entry/exit points into the country and other designated locations.
  8. Preparation of case files, in liaison with prosecution and intelligence directorates.