About 10.6million Nigerians Are Actively Abusing Cannabis – NDLEA

Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Buba Marwa has lamented over the pervasive abuse of (cannabis) substance in the country.

He revealed that about 10.6 million Nigerians are actively abusing the substance.

Marwa said this on Saturday at the launch of War Against Drug Abuse in commemoration of the United Nations International Day against drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking at the State House conference centre in Abuja.

Speaking at the event, Marwa revealed that Nigeria is the highest user of cannabis globally.

He expressed that the increasing trend of drug abuse in the country is worrisome and has become an enabler of insecurity and a catalyst for terrorism.


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