Deputy Leader House of Representatives and member representing Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency among other dignitaries is expected at the public unveiling of a non-governmental organisation, SIZA Foundation. 


Founded by Ms Emmanuella Adaeze Ezissi, the group seeks to reduce the scourge of drug abuse, social vices, irregular migration among other social issues among the youths. 

At the event scheduled to take place on November 17, 2021, the House of Representatives member will feature as the chief guest of honour, the organisers said in a release on Tuesday. 


The event which is under the chairmanship of President, Centre for Ethical Rebirth Among Nigerian Youth (CERANY), Barr. Chuks Akamadu will also feature the public presentation of a book on fight against drug abuse. 


Venue for this event is Abuja Sheraton Hotel and Towers while time is 12:00noon.


Founder and the Executive Director SIZA Foundation, Ms Emmanuella Adaeze Ezissi will be the host. 


Recall that the federal government through its relevant agencies in recent times intensified the campaign against drug and substance abuse. 


With massive seizure of narcotics and psychoactive drugs, NDLEA under the renewed leadership of former Military Administrator of Lagos State, Buba Marwa has made significant gains in curbing the circulation of these dangerous substances. 


Experts says Nigeria tops the chart in the list of countries grappling with effects of drug and substance abuse, which is said to reduce productivity, lifespan and increase the already high rate of crime in the society.

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