The Kano State Government has reaffirmed it’s commitment towards eradicating drug abuse and other vices.
The State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr Zahra’u Muhammad-Umar, stated this when she visited Karaye Emirate Council.
Nuhannad-Umar said the state government has set modalities in place to ensure that all forms of societal vices becomes history.
”The State Government is committed to inculcating moral values among the general public especially women and youths,” he said.
The commissioner also sought the support of the Karaye Emirate Council in the fight against drug abuse.
She called on philanthropists and other stakeholders in the state to assist in taking drug abuse victims to the Kiru Reformatory Centre, in order to rehabilitate them and reduce the effect of drug abuse which encourages criminal activities in the society.
Muhammad-Umar commended Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, for rehabilitating the Kiru Reformatory Centre.
“The state government has rehabilitated hundreds of youths and women as well as engaged them in skills acquisition to reduce unemployment”
She further explained that the mission of Rehabilitating Karaye Women centers was to eradicate poverty from the grass root.
In his remark, the Emir of Karaye, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II, commended the state government’s effort in the fight against drug abuse, adding that the Kiru Reformatory Centre was committed to promoting good morals among drug abusers.
Abubakar said rehabilitating the Karaye Women centre on the other hand, would go a long way in ensuring that women were not left behind in terms of development and called on philanthropists to support the centre.