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The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume has called on Nigerians to give more attention to mental health for their well being.

He made the call in Abuja at the Launch of Mind Wheel Project aimed at providing free counseling services to the public.

Senator Akume said the project would enable Nigerians interface with medical experts in mental health related issues.

The Founder of Sunshine Series, a non governmental organisation, Aisha Bubah urged Nigerians to consult medical professionals whenever they notice symptoms of depression and discomfort.

Chairman of National Drug Enforcement Agency, Brigadier General Buba Marwa in a message cautioned the public against intake of hard drugs that could result to mental disorder.

Adeniyi Bakare

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