Ondo state governor Rotimi Akeredolu, and Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah rtd, the chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) are currently in Thailand. Both men are in the country to learn more about how to grow Cannabis.
Both men are attending a programme which focuses on modalities for planting, licensing and extracting cannabis oil from Ondo state.
Akeredolu at the programme thanked the Thai Government saying;
“we are here to study how cannabis can be of more advantage to the state and Nigeria at large just the way the Thai Government has done. Cannabis is used for medical purposes; how can it be cultivated for specific purposes and not be abused?”.
Col. Abdullah added that the world is at a place where the advantage of cannabis is key.
They were shown how to control cannabis, licensing, pharmaceutical benefits of cannabis etc at the Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, by the management,