The Liberia National Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency have trained 54 officers in handling firearms.
At a recent news conference, David Sumo, who heads the Liberia Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority, called on the Liberia National Police, Immigration Service, Drug Enforcement Agency, Liberia Revenue Authority to help his agency arrest and confiscate the goods of drug peddlers and forward them to court.
Littered on main streets across Liberia are numerous drug stores and pharmacies that are not tightly regulated, which can pose a threat to the public.
Liberia’s Drugs Enforcement Agency carried out a major awareness against illegal usage of drugs in the country in observance of this year’s World Drugs Day.
Authorities at the DEA have arrested two Nigerian citizens for trafficking illicit drugs into the country