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National Assembly inaugurates team to tackle spread of fake drugs

by Kunle Awosiyan

To boost Nigeria’s fight against the drug abuse, human trafficking and fake drugs, a new team was on Thursday, inaugurated by the National Assembly joint committee on drugs and narcotics.

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, who inaugurated the committee at the National Assembly, saddled them with the task of educating Nigerians on the hazards of hard drugs.

The team also has the responsibility of checkmating drugs coming in and out of the markets.

In his presentation, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Country Representative Oliver Stolpe, urged the national assembly to take decisive action to check the abuse of prescription drugs for none medical purposes.

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