Days of drug, substance abuse in Nigeria numbered, says Osinbajo

27/06/2022 11:43:00 PM

Days of drug, substance abuse in Nigeria numbered, says Osinbajo

Drug Abuse, Osinbajo

Days of drug, substance abuse in Nigeria numbered, says Osinbajo

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo , on Monday, said the days of the scourge of illicit drug abuse and dependency in the country were numbered.

Earlier in his remarks, the NDLEA Chairman, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd.) said although the agency is expanding its reach by opening more rehabilitation centres nationwide, the centres would make no impact if addicts cannot come forward due to stigma from society.

He, therefore, noted that the agency has launched a toll-free number to give direct access to drug addicts who are seeking help but are too afraid to do so in the open.Marwa said, “Building treatment facilities is a good step, but it can be rendered inefficient because of the challenge of access that is inherent in a climate of stigmatisation where someone labelled “a drug addict” is treated as a social pariah.

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All available for pickup and delivery These guys re very effective on PAPERE AND TUBES. In practicality?...I don't know. Speak the truth jare...it remains just like your bad government administration We really can't be talking with so much terminologies and not implement. Forgive me pls😂😂 they said I should react at least. No vex my country people.

It’s legal in my house, I don’t do drugs. Vice president with tied hands...Mtchewww.. It is late,don't talk again,since 7 years of bin vp,u never talk of debourah dat was murdered all in d name b of religion, They said you don’t poses power to do much are you threatening them on behalf of who? This man is so annoying, come be like he's doing all these on purpose

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PVC: Yobe govt declares three-work- free days for civil servants - Premium Times NigeriaThe state declared Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as work-free days Good 👍🏿 Thnx Ku zabi kanku , mun daina zaben

The effect of drug abuse is very bad. With the right policies in place, we can end drug abuse and trafficking We must end the menace fast, it is really affecting the nation and his vulnerability What I know is that APC is one of the 💊 but for substance abuse should go to Fulani terrorist AK47. We need to take Marwan on the idea of subjecting political office holders to drug tests. We can't afford to elect drug cartel mafia as leader in whatsoever capacity.

Aren't you people (this Nigerian government) tired of empty threats? Your institutions which were supposed to combat these crimes are themselves the perpetrators. Go sit down abeg 😏 You are right,professor. Your policy articulation and boasting at the expiration of your tenure is highly laughable,stinking and disgusting. Abeg,when are resuming with trader-moni?

Have you stopped taking yours? Sound that to Bobo Chicago Okoro

PVC: Yobe govt declares 3 work-free days for civil servantsYobe State Government has declared three work-free days to enable civil servants register, revalidate and collect their permanent voter's card, (PVC). The

Yes, PeterObi is coming Osinbajo wants to fight against drugs few months to the end of his 8 years term. Baba Rest For where Empty threats yi nani.... You no go start with Tinubu....drug lord 🤼 Alright sir, is that the new move or I should just mind my business Who's counting? 🤔 Go and sit down. U have been forcefully retired 😂😂😂😂

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‘Bumpy and challenging’ -- Soludo reflects on 100 days in office | TheCableCharles Soludo, Anambra state governor, says the last 100 days in office have been challenging... CCSoludo All he best. CCSoludo Wow. 100 days already? And he still has time to tweet nonsense

100 Days In Office: It Has Been A Bumpy But Good Start – SoludoGovernor of Anambra State Professor Chukwuma Soludo has described the first 100 days of his administration as 'bumpy but good'. And you commissioned a road leading to a poultry farm just last week and you are very proud.. i pray for you not disappoint eventually I remember all d hype then was like dis obi own too......100days already with no clear direction Omo to think I have spent that same 100 days at home is really sad. Hope Sha hasn't been lost.. One day I hope to make good impact on the poverty education faces in Nigeria EndASUUStrike

Osinbajo: We're winning war against drug abuseVice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria is winning the war against drug abuse . He said this Monday at the occasion of the United Nations (UN) day Tell him to stop that, we can't be lying to ourselves 'We must intensify rehabilitation of drug addicts, because what we are faced with is indeed a public health crisis — a crisis that is taking lives, destroying families and shattering communities.'~PYO The effect of drug abuse is very bad. With the right policies in place, we can end drug abuse and trafficking

No child should lack quality education – Osinbajo Earlier in his remarks, the NDLEA Chairman, Brig.Yobe State has declared Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday work-free days to enable civil servants to register, revalidate and collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).Shehu Usman Yobe State Government has declared three work-free days to enable civil servants register, revalidate and collect their permanent voter’s card, (PVC).Soludo bars teachers who scored below average from recruitment His administration, according to him, was built on core pillars, which included security, law, and order, adding that the ministry of homeland affairs had just been created.

Gen. Buba Marwa (retd.II signed by the acting head of service, Bilal Garba.) said although the agency is expanding its reach by opening more rehabilitation centres nationwide, the centres would make no impact if addicts cannot come forward due to stigma from society. The content of the circular indicated that the 29th June to 1st July, 2022 are work free days, during which civil servants can travel to their respective local government areas to register, revalidate and collect their Permanent Voter’s Card. He, therefore, noted that the agency has launched a toll-free number to give direct access to drug addicts who are seeking help but are too afraid to do so in the open. “This is because of the importance the State Government attaches to the ongoing voter registration currently going on nationwide. Marwa said, “Building treatment facilities is a good step, but it can be rendered inefficient because of the challenge of access that is inherent in a climate of stigmatisation where someone labelled “a drug addict” is treated as a social pariah. “We have spent the last 100 days addressing some key foundational issues, part of which are to make some key appointments, mobilise the people of the state to take back the state from criminals, domestic and comprehensive attack on criminals, reverse the 2022 budget, declaration of a state of emergency on roads and traffic and preparation to commission over 220 kilometres of road constructions.

“To scale this hurdle, we embarked on building a toll-free NDLEA Call Centre. The acting head of service also tasked all essential service providers in the State to remain on the alert. The Acting Head of Service also tasked all essential service providers in the State to remain at alert. This project due to be commissioned on Thursday June 30, 2022, will run as a 24/7 call centre with a helpline that can be called by drug users who need help but are afraid of stigmatisation or do not know how to get help. They will be able to call toll-free and get to speak with experts such as counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists among others. Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of Court 10 granted an order of interim injunction following the hearing of an argument on motion exparte by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP). “The call centre will eliminate the obstacles standing in the way of those that genuinely need help as we will be guaranteeing them the confidentiality they need. Related Topics:. Similarly, the toll-free number, 0800-10203040, and the website, ndleahelpline.” The lawsuit, however, seems moot, as the INEC has announced it would extend the PVC registration deadline.

com.ng, will help the public to pass valuable information, report incidents and ask for help.” On his part, the Chairman of MTN Foundation and former Minister of Health, Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, said the tech giant would continue to support the NDLEA to rid Nigeria of illicit drugs. He said, “We feel happy that the MTN Foundation has become an intimate part of the programs of the NDLEA. We feel that the task ahead is just beginning and the NDLEA needs a lot of support.

“In Nigeria today, very many people are on drugs but few are manifesting it. That’s why the foundation of the MTN decided some five years ago to join the struggle to reduce addiction, drug abuse, and substance abuse in this nation. “And in the NDLEA, we have found a very good and cooperative partner. We want to assure you, General, that we will continue to walk that path with you Insha Allah.” Tags: Osinbajo Kindly share this story: All rights reserved.

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