It was a solemn moment at the Nigeria Correctional Centre, Enugu, as over one thousand inmates gathered for a lecture on drug abuse, its effects, other crimes and social vices.
The Lecture was organized by the Nigeria Police Force through the Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices ( POCACOV) to commemorate the birthday celebration of one of her ambassadors, Monday-Diamond Ani, who is the Special Assistant to the Governor of Enugu State on Culture and Tourism.
The Lecture centered on the current dreaded drug called methamphetamine otherwise known as Mkpuru-Mmiri .
The event had in attendance the Hon Commissioner for Health Enugu State Dr Emmanuel Obi who was represented by Pharmacist Kashmir Odoh, Commander National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Enugu Command Mr Anietie Bassey Idim, Commandant Nigeria Correctional Service Mr Nicolas Obiakor, represented by Deputy Controller FC Madumere and National Coordinator of POCACOV CSP Ebere Amaraizu.
The guest speakers who spoke on the negative effects of drug abuse and crime related actions advised the in-mates to shun drug abuse and also stay away from crime so as to contribute towards the development of our nation.
Meanwhile, the celebrant Monday-Diamond Ani while making his opening remarks advised the in-mates on the need to look unto God in all they do,he also, advised them that freedom could be achieved by one being very careful in the society and staying away from crime no matter the pressure for quick wealth or for pleasure.