Ondo State is set to create history by being the first state in Nigeria to legalize Marijuana.

The news was revealed by the State’s Governor, Rotimi Akeredelu also has it that the legalisation wil be supervised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

Govornor Rotimi and NDELA Boss, Abdallah visited Thailand to Learn How to Grow Cannabis. The governor said the state is on the journey of creating economic opportunities for the youth(18-35), partners with the German Government and Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in organizing an employability programme.

His full tweets below read…

Our focus now is Medical Marijuana cultivation in controlled plantations under the full supervision of the @ndlea_nigeria. I strongly implore the FG to take this seriously as it is a thriving industry that will create 1000’s of Jobs for our youth & spur Economic Diversification.

We all know that Ondo State is the hot bed of cannabis cultivation in Nigeria. We know how to grow it and it thrives well in the Sunshine State. With an estimated value of $145 Billion in 2025, we would be shortchanging ourselves if we failed t tap into the Legal Marijuana Market

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