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Tamale Mayor Achieves Remarkable strides in the fight Against the Abuse of Tramadol

The abuse of Tramadol is speedily becoming a global issue and if stringent measures are not put in place to resolve this, many people will lose their lives and more would end up in drug rehabilitation centres.

In this regard, the honorable mayor of Tamale Metropolitan Assembly Iddrisu Musah Superior, has joined the many individuals who are burnt on bringing closure to the rampant drug abuse in the northern region to combat this worrying canker which is inchmeal destroying the youth in the country.

The mayor, who is poised to bringing an end to the excessive abuse of Tramadol and drugs within the region has liaised with professionals from the United States of America to assist the victims in finding job opportunities which will deter them from going back to the act and also help them realize their true selves and purpose as individuals.

The job opportunity which is mainly opened to umemployed youths abusing drugs especially tamadol in the north have within the shortest possible time decreased tremendously.

The mayor who has given this campaign his full support is keen on seeing most of the youths who were formerly abusing drugs become better people in society.

Tramadol is a pain relief drug, which according to medical experts, functions like heroin and can cause psychotic problems as well as damage vital organs in the human body if abused.

Recent surveys have shown that the drug is being abused by some youth, as well as some market women, drivers and in some cases students.

Findings have shown that Tramadol abuse has killed more people than heroin and cocaine.

This has called for concerns and Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has planned to join forces with a number of sector agencies to curb the illegal entry, distribution, sale of tramadol following how some Ghanaians are speedily abusing the drug.

By; William Lantei Lamptey

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