A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Vanguard against Drug Abuse has taken the campaign against drug abuse to the streets, sensitising men, women, children, teenagers, and drivers among many others against the menace.
The President of the Organisation, Hope Abraham, who stated this in Abuja, said the rising cases of illegal drug consumption in the Federal Capital Territory called for concern.
Abraham explained that the rate people consumed various types of illicit drugs had increased, adding that it had made them irresponsible to themselves and the society.
He explained that the group embarked on the campaign to sensitise the community and particularly the commercial drivers against all forms of drug abuse in order to ensure the peace and safety of the entire members of the community.
He said that circulation of hard drugs was actually high in rapidly developing cities, including the FCT.