Senior Secondary School students from Shehu Abdullahi Science Academy Darmanawa quarters of Tarauni Local Government Area of Kano State paid an excursion visit to the Hospital’s Psychiatric Department with the aim of enlightening the students on the effect of Drugs Abuse.
Mallam Abdullahi K.K Aliyu, Assistant Director with Nursing Services Department briefed the students on the causes of drugs abuse among the youth, which include peer group influence, addiction due to long term illness, certain environment factors, etc.
He further explained the consequences of drug abuse to include to school dopout, loss of job, medical complications, stealing, thuggery, rape, low/poor performance in school, divorce, armed robbery, wandering about and unnecessary spendings etc.
He therefore called on the students to desist from unwanted behavior to enable them become good citizens of Nigeria.
By Rakiya Yahaya