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Community-based approach, best way to fight drug abuse – Ashafa

The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Gbenga B. Ashafa, has expressed concern over the increased rate of drug abuse among youngsters and advocated a community based approach as the best way to tackle the menace of drug abuse in our country.

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