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University Of Lagos To Test Students Suspected To Be On Hard Drugs
In a bid to check drug abuse on campus, a University of Lagos has supposing a drug exam pack in a medical centre to inspect students suspected to be on tough drugs.

Prof. Rahaman Bello, effusive Vice-Chancellor of a institution, reliable this during a forum with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

Bello pronounced that a beginning was required given drug abuse was on a boost in a nation’s tertiary institutions.

“Drug abuse is a vital problem for each institution, particularly, those in a cities. We have left forward in a University of Lagos to residence it.

“With a exam kit, anyone who is suspected, his or her urine or blood depending on what we wish to do, is collected for test.

“The thing about drug is that when we take it, it will be in your blood for a prolonged time, so we can't contend , we did not use it once a exam pack detects it.

“Before, we start regulating a exam kit, everybody we picked denied regulating drug given we could not find any evidence,” he said.

According to him, with a exam kit, a university has been means to pin down victims, though postulated them amnesty.

He pronounced that nonetheless a university’s law supposing that any tyro found traffic with drug should be expelled, a government had to advise and rehabilitate them.

“With a rehabilitation, a victims are given dual or 3 semesters to ‘get clean’. By this, we meant they will revisit a medical centre on monthly basement to get tested.

“If after dual or 3 visits, we are found clean, we will acknowledge we behind to a system, if not we are sent out.

“This we do not to unnecessarily retaliate them, though to support them to find a approach to recover themselves,” he said.

Bello pronounced that about 100 students of a university were rescued to be regulating tough drugs in 2016.

“One hundred out of over 50,000 students, (35,000 – full-time and 15,000 to 17,000 -part-time) might seem insignificant, though to us, one chairman on drug is a problem to a university village .

“If a particular is not stopped, he or she will change so many others,” he said.

On cultism, Bello pronounced that it was a cankerworm in a preparation zone as hearing malpractice and drug abuse.

He pronounced that cultism influenced even delegate schools and infrequently primary schools.

According to him, some establishment in cities such as University of Lagos would need to power efforts to check cultism given they were located in filthy communities.

Bello pronounced that a university’s government kept a watch on cult activities by comprehension network.

“We get to know once anything comes up, and we passage it in a bud. We might not have totally wiped off cultism though it has been drastically reduced,” he said.

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