Excess consumption of “Paraga” injurious to health – Medical Expert

A medical expert, Dr Idowu Taiwo has cautioned the public especially the menfolk against the abuse of local gin popularly known “paraga” among other names as it could be linked to many health complications.

Dr Taiwo stated this in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Ibadan.

The medical practitioner said the abuse of local gins which is commonly sold at bus stops, motor parks, and other public places could lead to health issues ranging from liver problems to cancer.

Dr Taiwo noted that many cases of rape in the society could also be traced to excessive intake of local gin, hence the need to exercise caution.

Lilian Ibomor

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