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Hundreds saved from drug abuse in Adamawa

15 October 2014, 21:26

Abuja - The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) disclosed it had rehabilitated more than 200 users of hard drugs in the Adamawa State this year.

The Assistant Commander of the agency, Wale Solomon, said the agency had prosecuted an unspecified number of others.

Also read: NDLEA warns students against illicit drugs

Some families have as well have brought youths for rehabilitation and counseling this year, Solomon added.

He thus called on the community and religious leaders to educate their followers on the dangers of hard drug consumption and advised those with drug addiction problems to come to the agency for assistance in giving up the habit.

He also charged them to report hawkers of hard drugs to his agency or the police for necessary action to be taken against culprits.

NDLEA is a federal agency charged with eliminating the growing, processing, manufacturing, selling, exporting, and trafficking of hard drugs. 

 - CAJ


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