Muhammad Abdallah Biography, Age and Career

NDLEA Chairman Mohammad Abdallah Biography, Age

Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah is a lawyer and Nigerian security expert. He was the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Mohammad Abdallah was born on November 13, 1954 in Hong, Adamawa State.

Mohammad Abdallah Profile

Name

Mohammad Abdallah

Real Name

Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah

Date of Birth

November 13, 1954

Age

66 years (2020)

State of Origin

Adamawa State

Religion

Muslim

Occupation

Security Expert

Known for

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Net Worth

Unknown

Educational Background

In 1977, Mohammad Abdallah obtained a certificate of education from the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA).

In 1988, He obtained a degree in American Politics and Government from Sam Houston State University, Huntville, Texas, USA.

NDLEA Chairman Mohammad Abdallah Education and Career

He also holds a Masters degree in Public Administration.

In 2005, He obtained a law degree from the Ahmadu Bello University and a Bachelor of Law from the Nigerian Law School in 2006.

In 2011, Mohammad Abdallah obtained a masters degree in Law from Ahmadu Bello University.

Career

Mohammad Abdallah served in the Nigerian military for 30 years. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.

In January 2016, Mohammad Abdallah was appointed as the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) by President Buhari.

His appointment was announced by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal on Monday, January 18, 2016.

NDLEA Recruitment Scandal

NDLEA Chairman Mohammad Abdallah Recruitment scandal

In January 2021, Mohammad Abdallah was sacked as the Chairman of NDLEA.

According to a letter by the Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Musta­pha, Abdullah was mandated to handover activities of the agency to Mr. Shadrach Haruna on or before January 10th, 2021.

Abdullah attempted to embark on a massive recruitment, barely 24 hours after he got a letter to handover. However the recruitment was halted by President Buhari.

Personal life

NDLEA Chairman Mohammad Abdallah Wife

Mohammad Abdallah is married with children

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