Monday, May 20, 2024

Drug abuse a menace destroying youths’ potentials – Gov Fintiri


Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has expressed concern over the adversarial results of drug abuse on the youths.

He described it as a menace that’s ravaging youths throughout the north and the nation as a complete.

Fintiri stated this on Friday when he performed host to worldwide humanitarian and bikers group, Jeje Riders Nigeria on the Authorities Home, Yola.

He vowed that the state would faucet into the vitality of youths who’re very productive and might
contribute to the expansion and improvement of the state.

The governor, who expressed happiness with the vitality within the group of younger professionals of various fields, stated his administration was open to working with them in creating Adamawa State.

“I utterly assist the drive Jeje Riders has taken upon itself to coach youths on the ills of drug abuse and peddling.

“Drug abuse is a giant menace that’s ravaging youths throughout the north and the nation as a complete and you understand what medicine do to the human mind-it kills potentials,” Fintiri stated.

The governor additional acknowledged that he was keen to assist Jeje Riders within the marketing campaign towards drug abuse within the state, promising to be current in all of the anti-drug abuse campaigns organised by the group within the state.

He additionally referred to as on youths throughout the nation to lend palms within the progress and improvement of
the nation.

Earlier in a short comment, the president and chairman, Board of Trustee (BoT) of Jeje Riders Nigeria, Ibrahim Tizhe thanked the governor for receiving the group in his workplace.

Tizhe stated they deliberate to start Anti-Medicine Abuse and Peddling Campaigns throughout secondary faculties in Adamawa State, in collaboration with the Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement
Company, NDLEA.

He defined that the marketing campaign was focused at main secondary faculties in Adamawa and throughout different northern states.

He pressured that the group was fearful over the rise within the instances of drug abuse by youths of secondary college age, therefore, the necessity for fast motion to discourage them from ruining their future.

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