Nigeria tackles growing drug problems

Experts say rising tide of drug abuse is linked to increase in poverty, and call for more efforts to aid rehabilitation.

Drug abuse is on the rise in Nigeria, and police have arrested more than 1500 people for drug offences in the past two years.

Experts say rising poverty is one of the factors for an increase in drug abuse, and have called for more efforts on rehabilitation and support for users.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Kano state.

Source: Al Jazeera

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