NDLEA partners NAWOJ on illicit drugs sensitization

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has sensitized members of the Nigeria Association  Of Women 

Journalists, ( NAWOJ) Enugu State Chapter on dangers of illicit drugs .

Pix- NDLEA team and NAWOJ members

Satement made available to Newsmen  on Monday,April 8, in Enugu by the head media and advocacy,NDLEA,  DCN Mmeka Calista said the sensitization program was  aimed at  exposing  the stakeholders to the dangers of Drug abuse and to encourage them to partner with the Agency  in the fight against drug Abuse.  

According to her, CSN Udeh Edith delivered the lecture titled “ Drug Dangers and it’s Effects to the Society and the Role Of Mothers in the family”

On her part, chairperson of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists Enugu State,Comrade Ngozi Ngene commended the NDLEA for the training .

She  assured  NAWOJ ‘s commitment in partnering NDLEA in achieving it’s set goals.

The NAWOJ Chairperson said,”On  our part , our association is committed to making our environment a healthy, vibrant welcoming place for all. we promise to partner with NDLEA to  step down the training to the communities , schools  and churches within the state. 

Pix- Lecture session

We will use all our available tools to educate people,  highlight the evil effects of drug abuse in our society which will help a long way to create a healthier and safer society for all and sundry”, she said.

She advised government to strengthen law enforcement efforts to crack down on drug dealers which can help combat drug trafficking and distribution.

She  thanked the resource person for the training and called for more collaboration .

Author: Maureen Ikpeama

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