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Borno partners NDLEA to rid state of drug abuse, addiction

By Njadvara Musa, Maiduguri
15 March 2020   |   4:08 am
The Borno State government is to partner the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to rid the state of all forms of drug abuse and addiction.

The Borno State government is to partner the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to rid the state of all forms of drug abuse and addiction.

The partnership, according to the State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, is to enable the agency discharge its responsibilities in a drug-free society.

Zulum, who made the disclosure in Maiduguri, while inspecting 10, 522kg of seized cannabis along Dikwa Road, said: “We’re doing everything possible to rid the state of drug abuse and addiction and other societal vices among the teeming youths.” he said.

He said: “Borno State can only become a drug-free society when the collaborative efforts of government and the agency are geared towards reducing societal vices, terrorism and poverty.”

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