IN CIRCULATION: ‘Sweets and candies’ for harming unsuspecting children

The University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State, says a certain “psychotropic drug” is currently in circulation in the country disguised as sweets and candies.

This was contained in an internal memo dated September 20 and signed by O.V Olagbande, the university’s Chief Security Officer.

According to the statement, the new drug, known as “Straw-berry Quick”, is in circulation in schools across the country and “its effects can be very scary”.

“We want to share this with parents and urge them to take urgent action now that children are resuming school,” the statement read.



    “There is also a type of Crystal meth going around that looks like Strawberry Pop Rocks (the candy that sizzles and pops in the mouth).

    “It smells like strawberry and is being handed out to kids in schools yards. They are calling it “strawberry meth or strawberry quick.

    “Kids readily accept these ‘gifts’ thinking that it is a candy and being rushed off to hospital in dire-condition. It also comes in chocolate peanut butter, cola cherry, grape and orange.

    “Please instruct your children not to accept candy from strangers and even not to accept a candy that looks like we just described from any friend or persons.”

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