The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd), is in support of having pre-marital drug test.
According to him, it is a key factor to having a stable home.
Marwa made his view known on Saturday in Abuja at a pre-marital conference organised by Coal to Diamond Support Network, an NGO for young adults.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the conference had as its theme “The Wedding or the Marriage: What are you preparing for?“
Marwa, who was represented by Mr Shehu Dankolo, a Principal Staff Officer in NDLEA, warned on the dire consequences of drug abuse.
According to him, substance use, not only destroys marriages, but equally leads to health problems, morbidity, injuries, violence and death.
He said most often the physical, psychological and social consequences of drug use were very obvious and disturbing.
“The mental, physical and spiritual quality of life of individuals has definite impact on a society’s…
Source: Guardian Newspaper