Parents and guardians have been admonished to closely monitor their children and wards in order to curb the prevalence of drug abuse in society.

The Oyo State Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Mr Abdullahi Saeed, gave the admonition when he paid a courtesy visit to the chairman of the Oyo State Road Transport Management Agency, OYRTMA, Mr Akin Fagbemi in his office at the Agodi Secretariat, Ibadan.

Mr Abdullahi urged OYRTMA to always alert the NDLEA whenever it apprehends accident vehicles that conveyed unlawful drug consignment in order to checkmate drug peddlers in the society.

Responding, OYRTMA boss, Mr Akin Fagbemi promised that the agency would intensify efforts at ensuring that drug traffickers and other related vices are gotten rid of in the state.

Mr Fagbemi stated that the collaboration between the law enforcement agency and OYRTMA would bring about more positive developments in the state.

The OYRTMA boss was given an ambassadorial award for his support to the NDLEA in the fight against drug abuse.

Iyabo Adebisi


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