Lagos Govt of Nigeria partners with NGO to fight Drug Abuse


The Lagos State Government of Nigeria, has expressed its readiness to collaborate with members of the NDLEA Celebrity Drug Free Club (NCDFC) and Crime Reporters of Nigeria (CRAN) to address the high rate of drug abuse among citizens especially youths across the State.

The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr. Segun Dawodu made the commitment on Tuesday when he received executives and members of the two bodies in his office at Alausa, Ikeja.

He maintained that the Ministry was already working on a comprehensive drug awareness programme that would last for a whole year, it was practically impossible for the government alone to shoulder the campaign without involving members of the public and some other relevant stakeholders.

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