George Akom, is a former galamsey worker and a drug addict, whom on SVTV Africa, has wept live on set; when sharing his addiction journey.
The man who cried on set while sharing his story, apologized to his family for all the pain and disgrace he has caused them.
He started as a drug pusher when he was into galamsey in a town he didn’t mention.
Initially, he sold them to his galamsey customers but will not take one by himself.
However, he began using them himself when galamsey was banned; at this time, he was no more meeting his colleague customers, so he had to start using the remaining in stock all by himself.
“When there were none to sell the remaining drugs to, l started using them myself.
Drug sales; is something that is so ongoing in the galamsey areas”. He emphasized.
He disclosed that, for the past 4 days he hasn’t even bathed and has no place to sleep.
He moves from one ghetto to the other, and will sleep anywhere the night meets him.
“I have no place to sleep, l can even sleep in front of someone’s shop in the night”.