NDLEA Tasks Celebrities To Fight Against Drug Abuse
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Lagos State Command, has solicited celebrities and influencers to use their various platforms to enlighten the public, especially the youths, on the hazards of drug abuse.?
The agency appealed a conference/workshop held in Lagos last Friday, July 15, 2022, in memorial to the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Trafficking 2022 with the theme: “Addressing Drug Challenges in Health and Humanitarian Crisis.”?
The NDLEA, in conjunction with HealthGarde, harped on drug abuse challenges and how celebrities could help through sensitization and enlightenment of the public.?
Chairman of the NDLEA, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd), represented by the Zonal Commander, H Command, Assistant Commander-General, Narcotics, Mr. Segun Oke, emphasized the importance of drug-free awareness and how crucial it is to educate the public on the dangers of drug abuse.?
He said: “One of the strategies of the new management of NDLEA is the use of War Against Drug Abuse to broaden public awareness on drug abuse.”?