No to drug abuse: NDLEA/Drug free Club sensitizes Sani Dingyadi School
In its bid to ensure that Sokoto state is a drug abuse free zone, NDLEA/Drug-free CDS club storms Sani Dingyadi Secondary School, Farufaru, Sokoto to sensitize them on The Effects of Drug Abuse on Nigeria youths.
The sensitization programme took place during break period at the school's assembly ground.
The CDS club members Comrade Emmanuel, Chuka, and Hajara intimates the students on what drug abuse is all about, forms of drug abuse (legal and illegal forms), consequences and psychological effects of indulging in drug abuse, how to identify that one has abuse drugs and why they should desist from any form of drug abuse as future leaders of this nation.
Comrade Emmanuel introduces the NYSC CDS club after which he defined drug abuse and listed forms of drug abuse and symptoms of drug abusers. He defined drug abuse “as the taking of drugs without medical prescription (self medication) it is also the intake (swallowing, injection, snuffing and inhaling) of hard and illegal drugs into the body to boost abnormal activities”. Comrade Chuka continued with the programme in which he talked about consequences of drug abuse and drug trafficking and why they (student) should be vigilant as most of their age group are used as an instrument for moving drugs. Lastly, Comrade Hajara analyses the psychological effects of drug abuse and levels of drug abuse (experimental occasional and addiction stage).
At the end of the programme, Comrade Uchenwa Tochukwu Cosmos, gave a vote of thanks on behalf of NDLEA/Drug Free Club CDS. And on behalf of the school management, The School Principal expresses his happiness on the programme, and thanked the CDS group for their contribution, stewardship and stating also that they are welcome anytime to visit the school again…. “YES TO LIFE”