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Trying to understand the use of drugs by women farmers in Nigeria's Adamawa State

By Saheed Babajide Owonikoko, Researcher, Centre for Peace and Security Studies, Modibbo Adama University of Technology
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A national survey on drug use in Nigeria published in 2019 shows that about 14.3 million Nigerians between 15 and 65 years have used psychoactive substances for non-medical purposes. One out of every four drug users is a woman.

We conducted research on the use of drugs among women farmers in Adamawa State, north east Nigeria. These women are involved in the…


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