MP for Tema West launches Campaign against Tramadol Abuse

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The Member of Parliament for the Tema West Constituency, Kingsley Carlos Ahenkorah, has launched a campaign against the abuse of Tramadol by the Youth in his constituency.

According to the MP, the recent uninscribed abuse of Tramadol in his constituency is worrying and giving him sleepless nights.

The campaign against Tramadol dubbed #SayNoToTramadol.

Below is the full statement from the trade minister;


My attention has been drawn to the rise of Tramadol consumption and trafficking in my constituency. It getting serious, worrying, which is giving me sleepless night and needs to be addressed as soon as possible. We cannot let the situation get any further out of control.

Upon the above situation, On the 25th of May, I will be going on an awareness drive to start my Campaign against Tramadol, dubbed, #SayNoToTramadol,  with a full comprehensive Health Screening at BBC station Com.2 with doctors from Tema Polyclinic and Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

The #SayNoToTramdol campaign will include public education on the negatives effect of overdose intake of Tramadol and also offer free Breast cancer Screening, Eye Screening, cholesterol and Sugar Level Test at BBC Tema community 2.

One of the entertainment record label, DeHolyEmpire in my constituency have volunteered to climax the #SayNoToTramadol campaign with entertainment.

I’m appealing to all residents in Tema West Constituency to join the #SayNoToTramadol campaign.

Our Youth, Our Future.

God Bless Us All



Hon. Kingsley Carlos Ahenkorah

(MP, Tema West Constituency & Deputy Trade Minister)

Source: Isaac Obeng


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