The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA calls for collaboration from the Non-Governmental Grganisations, NGOs in taking action toward strengthening drug demand reduction strategies.
The Chairman and Chief Executive of NDLEA Muhammad Abdullah who made the call at the maiden lecture series of South- South Professional Women Association, SSPWA in Abuja said such strategies should focus on evidence based drug use prevention, treatment and care in Nigeria.
The lecture had the theme; “Drug Abuse and Mental Health: The family perspective”.
Represented by Commander of Narcotics in NDLEA, Kayode Adeniyi, Abdullahi noted that though considerable efforts are being made by the agency to combat drug abuse, there was urgent need for CSOs, NGOs and other community groups to embark on continuous enlightenment campaigns against indiscriminate use of drug.