OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
NDEA DEPUTY CHIEF PASSES AWAY
The President has expressed his sincere condolences to the family of Brian Nicette, who passed away in the early hours of this morning at the age of 51 following a brain hemorrhage this week.
“The sudden demise of Brian Nicette has left us in deep shock and sadness. He was a well respected, and much loved officer of the NDEA who made Seychelles proud with his determination to rid the streets of drug traffickers and drug sellers. He was a role model and a leader. Brian was will be missed by us all and his positive contribution to the country will be remembered. My profound sympathies and thoughts are with the family and friends of Brian, as well as his colleagues at the NDEA,” said President Michel.
Brian Nicette was the deputy Chief Officer of the Drug Enforcement Agency since September 2010, and had been with the NDEA since its creation in August 2008. He had a distinguished career in senior security roles for the Customs Department, the Office of the President, and the Ministry of Finance.