Ex-Niger Delta Militants To Undergo Drug Tests— Amnesty Programme Coordinator

The Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd) has mentioned the scheme is planning to start free medical analysis of ex-agitators to find out the impression of drug abuse on their lives.

Dikio, who spoke on the Bayelsa State Stakeholders Mega Sensitisation Campaign on Drug Abuse Prevention, in Yenagoa, noticed that a few of the ex-agitators had taken deliberate steps to rehabilitate themselves from drug abuse.

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But he mentioned these but to endure rehabilitation would partake within the free well being checks to be provided by PAP.

Dikio urged the youths to reevaluate individuals they seemed as much as as their position fashions, including that it isn’t glamorous for anybody to be arrested and put behind bars.

He mentioned youths should perceive the price of their actions, including that consumption of laborious medication would absolutely have adverse penalties on their lives.

He mentioned it was mistaken for anyone to imagine that getting excessive on medication was essential to take care of each day challenges.

He mentioned having a transparent head was all that was required for individuals to chart a great course for his or her lives and thanked the Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, for convening the stakeholders’ assembly.

He mentioned: “I have 30,000 registered ex-agitators. It is a small sampling of our population. We are thinking of doing a health evaluation of what drug had done against them. Some have rehabilitated themselves but others have not. 

“Who do you see as your position mannequin? Life behind the bars shouldn’t be glamorous. Think once more and rely the price. Some individuals within the army say you must be excessive to face your enemies. It shouldn’t be true. You must be clearheaded to face your enemy. 

“You need to be clearheaded to chart a good course for your life. I thank the governor for convening this programme.”

 

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Ex-Niger Delta Militants To Undergo Drug Tests— Amnesty Programme Coordinator

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