13th September, 2010
The Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji, is expected to be the Chief Guest of Honour atÂ the one-day youths seminar on the abuse of drugs on Nigeria’s Independence day Friday, 1Â October, 2010.
The event which will take place at the New Dawn Events Centre, Water Corporation Drive,Â Victoria Island, Lagos, is being sponsored and organised by the Men’s Missionary Union ofÂ the New Dawn Baptist Church.
The event tagged: Drug Abuse: A Transformative Agenda For Youths Well Being, will cover keyÂ areas of discussions.
The medical and physiological implications of drug abuse in youths, the criminalÂ implications and tendencies of drug abuse, as well as spiritual implications and breaking ofÂ drug bond, will be treated by seasoned discussants and facilitators from different callingsÂ and disciplines that include officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA,Â eminent clerics and scholars, consultants, phychiatrist and other security operatives whoseÂ preoccupation centres on effective youthsâ€™ discipline and human capital development inÂ nation building.
Meanwhile, letters of invitation have been duly extended to eminent personalities, patrons,Â guardians, schools and other relevant bodies in education and allied youth empowermentÂ programmes.
According to Mr. Aramide Noibi, who handlesÂ publicity for the programme, the eventÂ is theÂ Â churchâ€™sÂ contribution to nation building andÂ the countryâ€™s 50th Jubilee anniversaryÂ celebrations of her independence.
The event which is being sponsored under the Presidency of Brother Femi Jaiyesimi and hisÂ society, while Brother Stephen Enada is co-ordinating the programme.