Ebonyi fed lawmaker cautions students, youths against abuse of hard drugs

The Member Representing Ohaozara, Onicha and Ivo Federal Constituency, Livinus Makwe has charged students and youths of the constituency to avoid substance abuse especially methamphetamine popularly called mkpuru mmiri in the southeast.


He warned that consumption of such banned substances is capable of destroying their future.


Mr Makwe gave the charge when he commissioned various classroom projects he attracted to some schools in his constituency.


The schools include Ishiagu Central School, Comprehensive Secondary school Akaeze, Ishiagu High school and Federal College of Forestry Resource Management Ishiagu, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state.


Addressing the students, the Lawmaker also charged them to avoid other vices such as cultism.


According to him, for them to become successful in live, they have to take their studies serious.


He said the classrooms equipped with state of the art chairs and modern boards is part of his contribution towards the upliftment of education in the constituency.


He charged the schools to make judicious use of the facilities and to ensure their maintenance at all times.


Earlier, Parents Teachers Association (PTA) Chairman of Ishiagu High School thanked the Lawmaker for coming to the aid of the school.


According to him, the school was facing serious shortages of classroom as two classrooms in the school had their roofs blown off by winds.


He noted that the school has produced great individuals in the country including former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim and a serving Minister, Samson Uche Ogar


Provost College of Forestry Resource Management, Olajide Adejoba Rasaq said the classroom was instrumental in the school getting accreditation for its courses from NBT.


The Lawmaker also distributed school bags and exercise books to the students during the visits.

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