Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has stated that plans are underway to start obligatory drug exams for political workplace holders, civil servants and college students looking for admission into tertiary establishments within the state.
In a press release signed by the state Commissioner for Data, Malam Muhammed Garba, on Friday, to mark the Worldwide Day In opposition to Drug Abuse, stated the obligatory medication check would start when the state Drug Administration Company begins operation.
”The Ganduje-led administration has been captivated with combating illicit medication trafficking and abuse and arrange a process power.
“The governor instituted programmes aimed toward curbing drug abuse. This consists of establishing and streamlining actions for the stats Job Pressure committee, which had intercepted and destroyed a few billion naira value medication,” he stated.
He referred to as for aggressive mainstreaming and social media campaigns towards the menace of medicine which had endangered many lives and economies of countries.
NAN studies that the United Nations Common Meeting declared each June 26 to mark the Worldwide Day In opposition to Drug Abuse and illicit trafficking.
It’s aimed toward expressing its willpower to realize the aim of an Worldwide Society freed from drug abuse.
The 2020 theme of the day” Higher data for higher care” emphasised the necessity to enhance understanding of the world drug downside.