NDLEA Recruitment For 2022/2023 To Begin Soon – See Details

We are pleased to inform you that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) recruitment for 2022/2023 is to commence soon. According to the NDLEA Chairman and CEO, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd), the agency has gotten presidential approval to recruit 5,000 personnel within the next quarter.


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is a federal law enforcement agency established by Decree No.48 of 29th Dec. 1989. The creation of the agency was mainly in response to the rising trend in the demand for and trafficking of hard drugs and other narcotic psychotropic substances, which negatively affected the international image of Nigerians and Nigeria in the 1980s.

NDLEA usually recruits young Nigerians with different skills, but with the same mindset to get rid of illicit drugs out of our society and contribute to the safety and wellbeing of Nigerians.

The agency admits entry-level officers also known as cadets into the NDLEA Academy in Kotton Rikus, Jos, Plateau State for training. However, candidates with specialised training and professional experiences can also join the agency in administrative and support roles such as accountants, ICT specialists, secretary, assistants, human resource personnel, communication experts, legal services and finance officers, and so on.

How to Apply for NDLEA recruitment

Kindly note that the recruitment exercise has not commenced. But prospective NDLEA applicants can go to the career page at https://ndlea.gov.ng/careers to check for updates or always check back to this website for latest news.


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