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IFUMSA Health Educates Students On Drug Abuse

By Adejumo Kabir

Ife Varsity Medical Students Association Health Awareness Club, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife has admonished students of the university on drug abuse.

The association in seminar tagged: “Let’s Talk Drug Abuse” held at Health Sciences Lecture Theatres recently counseled students on the social and health consequences of drug abuse.

The seminar has in attendance, two medical experts from Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Doctor Akinsulore, a Mental Health Consultant and Doctor Ogundokun, from family medicine who discussed issues surrounding drug abuse in the society.

Dr Akinsulore said “Hard drugs disturb the heart and it is wisely stated by those who made cigarettes that smokers are liable to die young. This alone should make people know the right from the wrong but we live in a society where many Nigerian parents do not  even  care for their wards which leads to many moving with bad gang that destroy their life”, he said.

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