“We are Tired with Drugs Addicted Life” Two disadvantage Youths Calls for Rescue.

Apr 16, 2024 - 08:21
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“We are Tired with Drugs Addicted Life” Two disadvantage Youths Calls for Rescue.

Monrovia-Velme Port and Mohamed Kanneh are two disadvantage who fell into drugs addition through their respective best friend’s decades ago.

These two individuals, spotted transporting garbage from central Monrovia to palm grove cemetery, known as Center street graveyard, reside in the pennuh building adjacent to the cemetery. The have been grappling with life’s tragedies for over one and a half decades.

On April 5 2024 around 5:14 PM, Velme Port, one of the disadvantaged youths, took the initiative to share his entire life story of drug addiction, appealing to the Liberian government and other individuals for assistance in redirecting his life path from drug smuggling to a more conventional existence.

Velme Port a Graduate of Isaac a Davids Memorial School Since 2006

Velme Port recounted how he was introduced to drugs by his trusted best friend during his high school days ultimately succumbing to peer pressure and neglect from family members. He admitted willingly accepted the offer, unaware that it could lead to a downward spiral in his life.

According to port, peer pressure play a significant role in his descent into drug addiction, as his friends encouraged him to partake in illicit activities to maintain their status.

“I was in twelfth grade when my friends started encouraging me to take drugs and follow their path. I willingly accepted, disregarding advice from my parents and family members, I was subsequently expelled from my parents home and felt that I was on the right path”. He narrated

After realizing the misery of his drug-addicted life over two decades later, port expressed regret over wasting time and dedicated himself to collecting garbage for minimal cash to sustain his addiction while waiting for death.

Despite expressing a bleak outlook, port voiced a willingness to Change his life and seek rehabilitation, particularly in carpentry, to lead a peaceful existence.

Velme Port graduated from Isaac A. David’s Memorial School at ELWA junction in 2006 and has since spent over two decade on the streets. His father’s passing further intensified his circumstances, leaving him to consider himself living in the slums, while his mother currently resides in Nigeria.

Mohamed has provide has contact information, appealing to anyone willing to help him break free from the cycle of drug addiction

Drug Addicted Velme Port provided his contact information, appealing to anyone willing to help him break free from the cycle of drug addiction. Contact# +231770537571

 

Similar, Mohamed Kanneh is another individual who fell victim to the allure of narcotics after his high school graduation in Grand Bass County, Influenced by the same friends with whom he graduated.

Mohamed Kanneh a graduate of W.P.L. Brumskin United Methodist high School in grand Bassa county. 2020

Haven’t graduated from W.P.L. Brumskin United Methodist high School in grand Bassa county On June 28, 2020, Mohamed recounted his story through tear-filled eyes, lamenting the hardships life has dealt him.

He recalled how his friend, Theophilus Y Bedell, now a car loader at Monrovia junction in grand Bassa County, invited him for a celebration during their graduation, unknowingly leading him into a small hut with dubious intentions. Mohamed Followed, unaware of what awaited him.

Inside the hut, Mohamed was shocked to see a setup seemed like an initiation ceremony, Theophilus instructed him to approach a pan cover with a white cloth, beneath which lay the substance he was instructed to inhale four to five times before leaving.

Mohamed describe his first experience with drugs as disorienting, with his senses thrown into turmoil. “My first time inhaling drugs, I was confused and felt like I was in another world. My perception was completely distorted”. He recounted

Mohamed has since made a heartfelt plea to the government, including Josephine affectionately know as “Coffee with Jojo” Urging them to intervene and help him escape his misery.

Currently Mohamed Kanneh reside at the palm grove cemetery, where he disposes of garbage for individuals in central Monrovia,

Mohamed has provide has contact information, appealing to anyone ready to help him escape from the cycle of drug addiction using the same number his colleague Contact# +231770537571.

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Daniel Theo Cole Daniel Theophilus Cole is a Senior Reporter at Kool 91.9 FM/TV/Knewsonline. Cole has a keen interest in Human Interest, Political, Economy, and Agricultural Stories. His passion for journalism extends beyond self-interest. Cell#0776762186 Email: [email protected]