From Princely Onyenwe
Special Adviser to Governor Hope Uzodinma, Dr Onyeneke has harped on the dangerous effects of Drug Abuse across the local government areas in Imo state while hailing the Owerri west SOLAD, Hon Victor Osuigwe for his massive efforts in bringing back the beauty of the LGA Council.
The Special Adviser to the Imo Governor on Imo Orientation Agency, Chief Dr Fidel Onyeneke said in Owerri that the Imo State government had commenced an aggressive programme aimed at sensitizing the masses on the negative effects of Drug abuse and other violent crimes.
Chief Onyeneke stated this while addressing the Owerri West Local Government Women August meeting held at the Council Headquarters, Umuguma.
The Special Adviser who was the Chairman of the Occasion, explained that Townhall meetings, Seminars and Workshops had been mapped out for the various communities in the three senatorial zones of the State as a deliberate effort to send the messages to all the strata of the Society.
Onyeneke stressed that the participants would be drawn from Women ,Youths, Students and Religious organizations among others.
He regretted that the issue of drugs abuse and trafficking had ruined many people in the Society with its resultant vices of rape, kidnapping,robbery and other forms of killings.
The Special Adviser urged the Women not to relent in condemning all forms of evil acts adding that as mothers,they should Counsel the people and redirect them towards the right attitudes.
Onyeneke commended the Wife of the Governor, Bar Chioma Uzodinma for providing a conducive atmosphere for Imo Women to prove their valuable worth ,and also contribute meaningfully to the socio-economic development of the State.
In her Speech,the Chairperson of Owerri West LGA ,Lolo Prescious Osigwe observed that the issue of drug abuse and illicit drugs trafficking, had crippled the Society and caused great harms.
Lolo Osigwe regretted that some women had been involved in the drug menace while the addicted ones were struggling with the situation mercilessly.
The Chairperson described Mrs Uzodinma as a role model who had carried out appropriate awareness on gender-based violence with a view to sanitizing the communities.
Earlier, the Sole Administrator of the Local Government, Chief Victor Osigwe had praised the Women for their continued interest in ensuring that peace,unity and progress were recorded in their areas.
Chief Osigwe who enumerated the achievements of Imo government in infrastructural upliftment,urged the Women to work tirelessly for the re-election of Governor Hope Uzodinma come November 11-2023.
The ceremony featured match past and other displays by the Women drawn from all the communities of the local government area.
9News Nigeria authoritatively reports that the beauty of the local government area council is fully restored with magnificent infrastructural establishment and official activities unlike previous administration in Owerri West.
The LGA council headquarters is wearing a new look with the completion of of the LGA town hall. Our investigation reveals that the Owerri west conference hall is fully restored with segments of offices and other attractive features in courtesy of SOLAD Victor Osuigwe.
Alot of dignitaries too numerous to mention featured at the event as reported by Amb Princely Onyenwe, 9News Nigeria Owerri.
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