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Governor Lalong Expresses Worry Over The Prime Stage Of Drug Abuse In Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has expressed deep worry over the escalation of drug abuse in his state.

The governor expressed deep worry over the escalation of the placement in spite of ongoing efforts via stakeholders to finish the vicious cycle.

Mr Lalong mentioned his govt would no longer tolerate any disturbances of peace within the state below any affect of intoxication.

He mentioned a state of affairs the place the Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company, NDLEA needed to damage quite a lot of medicine weighing a number of kilograms seized at quite a lot of occasions within the State expose the level to which illicit medicine are being peddled and brought within the State.

The governor mentioned this on Monday at Nanfang Mountain within the Du district, Jos South native govt house of the State all over the general public destruction of forfeited drug shows via the State Command of NDLEA. Lalung mentioned the incident in fact confirmed the top possibility of drug abuse within the state.

The NDLEA has burnt 16,697 kilograms of substances recovered from drug traffickers within the state.

Whilst probably the most perpetrators of such heinous crimes have already been delivered to justice, others are nonetheless being investigated and prosecuted.