The world marks the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking every 26th of June and DFWA being a crusader for a drug-free world has cued into the exercise.
Commemorating to this day, Drug Free World Africa (DFWA) is initiating a mega man million march in Abuja against drug abuse.
The mega-million-man march is a means for the organization to fulfill its mission and vision statement and help put an end to the illicit use of harmful substances.
Speaking to other team members on the progress of the committee, to make the day a success, the chairman of the committee Mr. Emmanuel Ngoka in a zoom meeting held on May 24th hinted at plans for the event.
Mr. Emmanuel Ngoka made it known that there will be an Abuja project, online seminars, and online discussions to mark the event.
He also stated the need for a courtesy visit to key government officials, major sponsors, corporate logos, etc.
The presence of the president, vice president, NDLEA boss, and a host of other ministers are proposed to be in attendance to mark the event.
June 26 every year is a day set aside by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to raise awareness worldwide against drug abuse and illicit trafficking.
Mr. Emmanuel Ngoka speaking to the team had this to say,
“To reach a wider audience and in commemoration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, we are making plans to hold ‘MMMM’ on the 26th of June, 2022, for the enlightenment and sensitization of the general public on the dangers of drug abuse “
He lamented that drug abuse and its consequences had assumed a pandemic proportion on individuals and society at large.
Admonishing all team members to avail themselves of the opportunity to be part of this great initiative will yield better results.