Have you been offered a job in the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)? Or you just want to have an idea of what their monthly salary looks like? This post will give you an about the NDLEA Salary structure and what the monthly salary is for level 7 and level 8 holders in the NDLEA.

Before revealing to you what the NDLEA Salary structure looks like, let me first of show you an overview of what the federal government agency is all about.

An Overview about the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is a federal government agency in Nigeria which is mandated to terminate the manufacturing, importation, exportation, selling, and the entire processing of illicit drugs as it is universally unacceptable.

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The agency which was instituted by Decree #48 of January 1990 was mandated to among others; completely destroy the cannabis by extirpating the plants and to catch the leaders of drugs and money laundering gangs in Nigeria. They are always present in trans-border seaports, airports, and border crossing points.

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Salary Structure in Nigeria

Functions of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

NDLEA are charged with the responsibilities of;

  • Using all the resources at its disposal for the absolute extirpation of all illegal trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. In other words, the reduction of illegal drugs and other substances on demand.
  • Recover all ill-gotten wealth, acquired from proceeds of illegal drug trading.
  • Defend, strengthen, and maintain the image of Nigeria and Nigerian people both at home and abroad.
  • Make arrests where necessary and convey drug dealers over to the police.

Now let me show you what the NDLEA Salary structure looks like according to levels and grades

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NDLEA Salary Structure

The NDLEA salary structure is based on the grade level and steps which serves as distinction among officers in the same level and also helps maintain order and control.

The agency is a paramilitary structure; hence the salary is determined by the Consolidated Paramilitary Salary Structure (CONPASS). The salary also depends on the level of education one holds. While HND Holders are placed on Level 7; Degree Holders are placed on Level 8. And the ongoing recruitment is for BSC and HND holders.

The annual salary for NDLEA B.sc holders Grade Level 8 Step 1 is about ₦1,004,805while Grade Level 8 Step 2 is about ₦1,019,357 including all allowances.

This means that the total salary is calculated thus:

Level 8 step 1 = CONPASS + Rent Allowance

₦888,956 + ₦115,849 = ₦1,004,805 (total annual salary). i.e ₦83,733 (monthly)

Then that of HND holders placed on Grade Level 7 Step 1 is ₦573,287.

Level 7 step 1 = CONPASS + Rent Allowance

₦483,014 + ₦92,273.9 = ₦ 573,287 (total annual salary). i,e ₦44,773 (monthly)

THese are monthly salaries for the ongoing recruitment positions including allowances. If you wish to learn more about the NDLEA salary structure, you will get future updates from this page as we collate the information from our source. .