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Support FG in winning war against drug abuse – FOMWAN appeals to parents, others

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Federation of Muslim Girls’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has appealed to the federal authorities to place measures in place to stop sale and consumption of exhausting medicine and substances throughout the nation.

The affiliation famous that this needed to ensure that the federal government to win the warfare in opposition to drug abuse.

Nationwide President of the affiliation, Alhaja Rafia Idowu Sanni made these disclosures whereas addressing members of the affiliation on Thursday in Abuja.

She decried the rising instances of drug abuse amongst women and younger girls in Nigeria.

Sanni stated that the federal government ought to put all needed mechanisms in place to stop sale and consumption of exhausting medicine, which in accordance with her is having unfavourable affect within the lifetime of youths.

She additionally suggested dad and mom and guardians to assist the federal government in successful the warfare in opposition to drug abuse among the many youths.

Sanni famous that the affiliation has resolved to work with all stakeholders with a purpose to enhance the situation of girl-child throughout the nation.

Sanni stated, “That is one other menace that have to be addressed.

“There may be the necessity for everybody to assist the federal government’s warfare in opposition to drug abuse as it’s having unfavourable toll on our younger inhabitants.

“As a faith-based affiliation, we’re advising authorities to place measures in place to stop gross sales and abuse of exhausting medicine and substances, whereas there needs to be satisfactory provisions for therapy and rehabilitation of victims of drug abuse.

“As a community of Muslim girls organizations in Nigeria, we’ll embark on extra packages that can assist to additional promote and shield the curiosity, welfare and aspirations of our members. This may Insha Allah not be a herculean process to perform, if members in all branches throughout the Nation work in synergy. Therefore, we’re calling for cooperation of all our members. We should always keep in mind, Allah says ” This Ummah is however one household.

“Since our final purpose is to realize success, we’ve got resolved on the stage of the Nationwide Government Council to boost the bar of interpersonal relationships and communication as these are key components in reaching the specified outcomes”.

Sanni whereas talking additional, stated the survey which put the variety of out-of-school youngsters in Nigeria as 13.2 million was disturbing.

She famous that it’s extra worrisome that the Lady Baby accounts for 60% of the whole quantity.

“This worrisome actuality requires decisive actions to treatment it. We want all palms to be on deck to vary this unpalatable narrative and growth. At FOMWAN, we’ll proceed to embark on extra sensitization campaigns and orientations on the necessity to educate our Women. Our Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) stated if we educate a lady, we’ve got educated a nation.”

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