NDLEA Solicits For Collective Efforts To Improve Education Standard

Mr. Sule Momodu
Anambra State Commander of NDLEA
It is a known fact that education is the instrument for economic empowerment and development of sustainable economy. No wonder, one of the national education goals is "the acquisition of appropriate skills and the development of mental, physical and social abilities and competencies as equipment for the individual to live and contribute to the development of the society".
This and many more could not be unconnected with the drive to ensure qualitative education is provided for the children being he cradle to any developing nation to attain greatness in the comity of nations.The commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Anambra state, Mr. Sule Momdu has buoyed to invest all it takes to ensure children are given the right to education and be informed about the danger in drug abuse and trafficking.

In an open remark, to mark the 2015/2016 the third NDLEA Education quiz award in Awka, Mr. Momodu  said the project was carved out to catch them young to instill discipline and  teach them about the history of Nigeria where value and respect for tribes and names are protected against immoral approaches that endears many now to drug consumption and trafficking.
He urged parents and guardians to inculcate the value of cultural development and solicit for drive that will bring the children closer to their history.
“All this aim is by making you better student, we also believe that this quiz will encourage others to be members of NDLEA Drug Free Club of various schools in the state, that is the only way we can catch you young to indoctrinate you on the danger of drug abuse and trafficking”.
He lamented the decay and neglect to programme that will improve the standard of education in the country by private investors, leaving everything in the hands of government but encouraged well meaning Nigerians to join hands with NDLEA to rebrand the children on the importance of getting qualitative education and upholding the values that make us Africans, according to him, Africans are not known for drug abuse and trafficking.
The NDLEA Scribe in Anambra state  also took turn to announce incentives attached to winning schools , which according to him will encourage others schools to take their Drug Free Club Seriously and to other school to also be persuaded to set up one in their different schools in the state.
“The Winning School will get a price, the student representing the winning school will take home a laptop and a Television Set, the second position will go home with TV Set, equally the third position. Also, first-second & third, you will all go home with your registration fee for NECO, WAEC & JAMB, while the teacher that will accompany the winning school will take home N20.000, the teacher that will accompany the school with the first runner-up will go home with N15,000, while the third runner-up teacher will go home with N10,000 respectively”.
“ I take this quiz very serious, I see it as NDLEA contribution to fighting the scourge of drug abuse and trafficking from the cradle, everything we do, we take it will all seriousness, my dear students , the game is here again, if you have prepared very well, you will reduce the burden of your parents to pay your WAEC, NECO and JAMB if you win and you will go home with a laptop and a TV set for your parent to put in the house. I think this is mouth-watering gesture to encourage student to take their studies very serious”.  He Submitted. gathered that sixteen schools will participate in the Aguata zone while other five zones in Anambra will have their representatives to make it to the final.



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