Drug abuse: NGO cautions commercial motorists
The Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), an NGO, has advised commercial motorists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to refrain from taking hard drugs and other intoxicating substances because of their harmful effects. The president of the NGO, Dr Hope Abraham, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in …
“Several campaigns have been held in that regard and we do not intend to stop. Everybody needs to be aware that hard drugs are dangerous and have negative effects on their health,’’ Abraham said.
“The abuse of codeine syrup by some Nigerian youths is becoming worrisome and it has negative impact on them.
According to him, VGADA will not relent in its efforts to ensure the society is free from drug abuse and drug peddlers.