Governor Akeredolu meets with President Buhari on Marijuana legalization

Governor Akeredolu in a meeting with the President, reopened his campaign for the legalization of marijuana yesterday February 4, at the state house in Abuja. 

The Ondo State Governor said he met with President Buhari to invite him officially for the commissioning of a N5 billion Ore flyover and the industrial hub built by his administration.

He said;

As you all know, I’ll be three years in office on the Feb. 24 and activities lined up in celebration of our third year in office include the inauguration of many of the projects which we have concluded.
“And that is why I have come to see the President and to personally invite him to inaugurate our iconic flyover that we have in Ore, which Ondo State built over a federal road because we have enough carnage at that spot in Ore.
“The flyover cost us over N5 billion. It is an important project to us.”

Akeredolu also reopened his campaign for the legalization of marijuana at the state house. He said the legalization of marijuana will be of socio-economic and health values to the society.
The Governor said; 

It’s not because I take it; I take CBD, that’s the oil, for medical purposes. I am convinced about the use to which we can put marijuana.
“I know of the fact because we had to bring in experts, who have gone round and believe that the strain of marijuana that we grow in Ogbese in Ondo State is the best in the world.
“So, if you have that then a government must find a way to put it into good use.
“Our own is that the pathway to growing marijuana is for medical reasons, not for anybody to smoke."


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