The National Drug law enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has unconcealed a replacement drug Nigerian youths go for feel intoxicated.
Shehu Dankolo, Head of Drug Reduction of the NDLEA in Adamawa State discovered that some Nigerian youths currently take processed urine to feel “high” because the ban on some abused medication have made them comparatively costly.
“There are certain controlled medication, particularly codeine cough syrup. You know, federal government clamped seriously on them. a number of the businesses closed down. So, the cough sweetening that was initially N250 per bottle, however it’s currently sold for about N4,000. the same issue with tramadol that was N50 however is currently about N500.
“Because these abused however illegal medication are therefore scarce and expensive or entirely out of reach, individuals improvise alternative things. I won’t include most detail so individuals don’t read this and start to experiment.
“There may be a method they method piddle. They take it and become intoxicated. there’s the way they place maggi in some energy drinks and it provides them intoxication. there’s an explicit sweet they place in 0.5 bottle of water that they conceal and leave for a few days. They form such different things. There are what we have a tendency to call new psychoactive substances. that’s why abuse is tough to tackle” he told Daily Post.