Liberia Drugs Enforcement Agency (LDEA) Director Marcus Soko Jr. has expressed gratitude to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) and INL for donating several equipment to the agency.
The donation made Wednesday, 6 February will enable the LDEA to effectively execute its mandate in combating drugs and crimes in Liberia.
The donated equipment include computer laptops, HP color LaserJet, Dell Desktop, office chairs, desks, and air conditioners, among others.
The LDEA received the donations at Fiahman, Sinkor, suburb of Monrovia from the UNODC and INL representative Jose Manuel Lopez Alvarez.
Director Soko expressed appreciation to the donors who made it possible for his institution to receive essential materials in making sure that the LDEA fight illicit drugs and narcotic substances in Liberia.
He discloses that with the presence of the equipment, the LDEA is willing to work with international partners that are supporting the work of the agency in making sure that the ties between the LDEA and partners are sustained.
Mr. Soko continues that with the numerous assistance rendered the agency by partners, the LDEA has become a vibrant institution with international standards.
Also speaking, LDEA Deputy Director for Administration Mr. Marcus Zehyoue commends the UNODC, INL, and other partners for their continued support and cooperation, adding that he also appreciates the ongoing E-Learning which has inspired security officers under the sponsorship of the UNODC.
In response to LDEA’s acceptance of the materials donated, Mr. Ron Duane Fleming said they were delighted to donate the items in
partnership with the UNODC because they see the need to capacitate the LDEA to reach utmost efficiency and capacity.
He also thanked the director of the LDEA, saying the donors are very pleased in making these donations.
He expresses hope that they will be there whenever needed, assuring that the donation will not be the last assistance which will help bring closer the relationship between the parties concerned.
By Emmanuel Mondaye –Edited by Winston W. Parley