Aka Ji Ikukuoma Foundation Sensitizes On Dangers Of Drug Abuse

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·       Organizes one day seminar

Aka Ji Ikukuoma foundation, a nongovernmental organization that is committed to the enhancement of the welfare of the people in conjunction with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) , The Junior Chambers International (JCI) and the youth wing of Ezinihitte Development Agency (EDA), on Saturday May 22, 2021, held a one-day seminar that dwelt extensively on the effects of the abuse of illicit drugs, at the Council hall of Ezinihitte local government area.

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One of the resource persons and Head Trainee of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency drilled the participants on the dangers associated with the use and consumption of hard drugs and its harmful effects on the body, which include brain redundancy, failure of the body system and inclination to criminal tendencies.

Another contributor, Mrs Magareth, urged the participants to avoid peer pressure and bad influence with uncensored friendship, stressing the need for responsible conduct and attitude.

The third speaker, Mrs Seun Robinson, a Life Coach and Youth Development Strategist who aligned herself with the first and second speakers urged the participants to always exhibit decorum, be of good behavior and shun all forms of vices to make their parents and guardians proud.

The President of JCI in Imo State, Oladele Olalekan appreciated the youths for their large turnout and also advised them to avoid actions, attitude and conduct that will derail their future.

The Director General of Aka Ji Ikukuoma Foundation, Comrade Julius Nnaji in his speech, used himself as an example of positive determination. He said, “as a young man faced with criminal options occasioned by peer pressure, I opted to do menial jobs and struggled to make it without engaging in negative activities and by the grace of God, I am where I am toady”. He stated that education is the key that unlocks the gate to a bright future and urged the participants to shun juvenile delinquency, crime and other vices. 

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