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SHOCKING: Why Borno Youths Are Drinking Urine Kept For 10 Days 🎊 The Scoper Media 


A disturbing trend has been reported in Borno State among the youth population which poses a serious risk.

In this regard, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has brought to light the disturbing trend of youths in Borno state resorting to drinking fermented human urine, preserved for over 10 days, as a substitute for hard drugs. Commander Iliyasu Mani, in charge of narcotics for NDLEA in Borno state, expressed his concern in a statement issued in Maiduguri on Thursday, January 4.

He revealed, “Let me state categorically here that these new psychoactive substances that are commonly abused today include Cannabis Sativa, skunk, Cough syrup with codeine; Ice, Tramadol, Rohypnol, Diazepam, Pentazocine, rubber solution, glue, gutter dirt, toilet fumes, lizard dung.”

Continuing with the alarming discoveries, Mani disclosed, “Others include Lipton soaked in gin, camel urine, Mentholated spirit in soft drinks; 10-day-old human Urine, and so on.”

Despite the efforts of the NDLEA in combating drug abuse, Mani acknowledged the escalating challenge, particularly involving young teens and women in the abuse of new psychoactive substances. However, he expressed hope and highlighted the agency’s commitment to prevention through the establishment of a remodeled counseling/rehab center within the Borno State Command premises.

Mani emphasized, “Despite all these, we must not lose our hope as the agency has strengthened its efforts towards prevention strategy through the establishment of remodeled counselling/rehab centre within the premises of Borno State Command.”


Mani also highlighted the establishment of drop-in centers across tertiary institutions, serving as drug abuse research centers. Under his leadership, the NDLEA command in Borno state has seized 4.5 tonnes of illicit substances, resulting in the arrest of 863 suspects. Among those arrested, 53 have been convicted, and 736 are currently undergoing counseling

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