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NANS backs NDLEA over medication test for understudies

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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has cheered the proposition by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for understudies to go through the medication honesty test before induction into the college.

An assertion on Wednesday by the Head of Public Affairs, NDLEA, Mr. Jonah Achema, cited the NANS President, Mr. Sunday Asefon, as expressing this during a fortitude visit NDLEA Chairman, Brig.- Gen. Buba Marwa (retd.) in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Marwa had said that the organization would look for government endorsement to lead drug tests on tertiary foundations' new understudies, security offices' new enlists, and nominees.

As per Asefon, "We uphold the medication test strategy. Medication has accomplished more mischief than anything to Nigerian understudies. We don't need them to keep on dieing of medications," he said.

The NANS president, who gave cases of understudies subverting risks affected by drugs, noticed that the activity was preventive; however, they would likewise urge others to stop the propensity, realizing that the specialists would recognize it.


"We are here to praise you and pronounce our help for your beginning organization.

"From your predecessors, we would now be able to return home to lay down with our two eyes shut, with a confirmation that Nigeria is in safe hands.

"Customarily, it is when most understudies venture out from home and begin tutoring that they begin participating in unlawful medication rehearses," he said.

Marwa praised NANS for the complimentary visit and show of fortitude in his comments.

"I'm especially charmed by your guarantee to scrub our grounds of medications. Your becoming tied up with our medication testing among understudies is similarly promising," he said.

The NDLEA manager further approached the understudies to fortify "Medication Free Clubs" on grounds, saying that there had been a few issues with the medication testing activity.

"Be that as it may, we can't watch our understudies consuming medications and bouncing into the well, thinking it is a pool.

"The testing of understudies is to decide their status adequately early and choose the type of mediation to send. It is, in no way, shape or form, corrective," he said.

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