Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, popularly known as ‘Mkpuru Mmiri’ in Igbo land or crystal meth/ Ice in some parts of Lagos state, comes in clear crystal chunks or shiny blue-white rocks. This new dangerous drug as reported by NDLEA is already sending Nigerian youths to their graves.
Methamphetamine is a hard drug that is not only illegal but also highly addictive. It is a psychostimulant drug that is similar to amphetamine and taken by youths due to its euphoric effects on the body. Some of the street name of this deadly drug include but not limited to ice, Mkpuru Mmiri, and many other names, users often refer to it as.
Apart from the Novel Covid-19 Pandemic and the incessant killings in the country— There's another pandemic going on in Nigeria, it is a silent killer and it is sweeping through our neighbourhoods — from the high borough of the elites to the slums of the most vulnerable and downtrodden of our society and nobody, I mean nobody, not even government is showing concern.
Most drugs both legal and illegal ones are dangerous to the human body and even more dangerous and deadly is a drug that once started, quiting becomes a near impossible quest. One drug that is commonly accessible to some individuals in the south eastern part of Nigeria is a drug referred locally to as "Mkpuru Mmiri".
Anambra state government through the Ministry of Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy has organized a one-day sensitization/ awareness creation workshop in Anambra East Local Government Area, to educate youths in the area on the dangers of drug abuse. The event which was held at Anambra East Local Government Headquarters in Otuocha, attracted Youths from the area.
Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, famously known as 'Mkpuru Mmiri' in Igbo land or precious stone meth/Ice in certain pieces comes in clear gem lumps or sparkly blue-white rocks. This new risky medication as revealed by NDLEA is now sending Nigerian young people to their graves. NDLEA has warned youths against hard drugs, the youths have been advised also against the intake of hard drugs because of its effect on their health.
When you see gory pictures of mutilated human bodies attributed to the handwork of young people, in one criminal venture or another, it could be as a result of the use of this stimulant, mkpuru mmiri.
Apart from the novel Covid-19 Pandemic, There's another pandemic going on in Nigeria, it is a silent killer and it is sweeping through our neighbourhoods — from the high borough of the elites to the slums of the most vulnerable and down trodden of our society and nobody, I mean nobody,
Methamphetamine, also known as Mkpuru Mmiri in the south-east, is a lethal opioid that is highly addictive and readily available.It is also easy to use.It can be consumed, sniffed, or inhaled.This drug can be used in the clinical care of certain Developmental and Somatic Disorders, but I'm not going to bore you with stories that are unrelated to the topic of this article.
The Ministry of Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy in Anambra State has held a one-day sensitization/awareness creation workshop in Anambra East Local Government Area to educate youngsters in the area about the hazards of drug misuse. Anambra East Local Government Headquarters in Otuocha hosted the event, which drew youths from all around the state.
The Imo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two persons for allegedly dealing in methamphetamine, also known as Mkpuru Mmiri; ice or Guzoro; Indian hemp; cocaine and heroin, in Owerri. One Gasike Amadi, 30, who hails from Uburu Okpala in the Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of the state, was arrested with 26.2 grams of methamphetamine and 9.7 kilograms of Indian hemp, while Kingsley Ehirim, 33, of No. 7 Odeagu Street, Owerri, was arrested with 3.5 grams of cocaine and 7.2