Deputy majority leader narrates how he escaped drug abuse

Deputy majority leader narrates how he escaped drug abuse

Deputy majority leader and member of parliament (MP) for the Ashiaman Constituency in the Greater Accra, Alfred Kwame Agbesi reveals he escaped drug addiction after a man who had lured him into the act died because of the act.

According to him, he was eleven when the drug addict visited him and a few of his mates at school to convince them to smoke some ‘wee’ before they sat their common entrance examinations.

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“I could not control myself when I witnessed that the ‘drug man’ was dead. I was shocked he was dead because he made us believe that nothing could defeat us, and that was my first time of seeing a corpse. Immediately, I destroyed all the drugs in my possession because I did not want to die that strange death too,” he narrated. 

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The revelation made by the majority deputy leader follows recent debates for the legalization of cannabis in Ghana - a debate which has seen the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan argue would held solve the isse of peddling and drug abuse.

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