The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Muhammad Babandede has reiterated his commitment to fighting drugs and substance abuse among the Service personnel.

Babandede, who made the assertion in a statement in Abuj, said efforts were being made to ensure that the Service was rid of drugs and substance abuse among the personnel, adding that those armed would be thoroughly tested.

The Immigration Boss had earlier ordered that the personnel should go through test to ensure none was found abusing drugs, saying it was dangerous to handle weapons while on drugs.

According to Babandede, the fight against substance and drugs abuse is a war that every arms-bearing Service should embark on, to save the lives of the officers and the civil society. He said those found guilty would face the necessary punishment from the Service according to the laws guiding the NIS.

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