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Agency campaigns for 'goskolo' to be banned in Plateau

12 January 2016, 20:37

Jos - Local agency, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has expressed the notion of banning local brew 'goskolo' from being produced in Plateau, Pulse reported.

The Plateau government has been told to enact a law that bans the local brew due to devastating effects it has on the youth of the state, who after they have consumed it become destructive.

Also read: Alcohol remains popular treatment for illnesses in Kenya

The State Commander of NDLEA, Dr Ngozi Madubuike, lamented that most of the youth had problems with their livers because of the effects of the brew and also due the acidic nature of it.

Madabuike expressed that a state law needs to be put in measure to curb the consumption of the local brew. 

Government has been called to sensitise people on the dangerous consequences of consuming 'goskolo'.

For more on this story visit Pulse



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