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Jigawa govt constitutes committee to fight drugs abuse

by warritatafo

The Jigawa State Government has constituted a 31 member committee to fight drug abuse across the State.

Secretary to the State Government, Adamu Abdulkadir Fanini inaugurated the committee at the state secretariat in Dutse.

He said the Jigawa State Government is seriously concerned about the activities of youths who engage in drugs abuse, destroying their future.

Fanini said the state government was committed to addressing the menace to ensure a brighter future for the state.

He said the Committee is to work with the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and other security agencies in the fight against drugs abuse.

The Chairman of the Committee who is also the Commissioner for Agriculture Muhammad Alhassan promised to justify the confidence reposed on them.

The state government is worried that the level of drug abuse among youths in Northern Nigeria has become more alarming, posing a serious threat to the region’s future.

Reports say about 3 million codeine syrups are ingested daily in Northern Nigeria, the majority of which are taken in Kano and Jigawa.

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