President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Roli Bode-George as the director-general of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
Roli is wife to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP chieftain, Olabode George, who was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment in October 2009 for charges that included contracts splitting and inflation while he was chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA.
The Supreme Court, however, on December 3, 2013, discharged and acquitted the Lagos of all charges preferred against him.politician
Roli takes over from Olufemi Ajayi, who is now the executive secretary of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF.
Special adviser to the President, media and publicity, Reuben Abati, said the appointment is with immediate effect.