By Press Unit
President Nigerian Army Officer Wives Association (NAOWA) Mrs Salamatu F Yahaya receives Quintessential Award of Excellence from the Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives on Drug and Narcotics in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Drug Monitoring (NANDRUM).
The award took place during the 3rd Annual Lecture and Quintessential Awards/Endorsement at the National Assembly Complex Abuja on 14 December 2022.
In her goodwill message, Mrs Salamatu F Yahaya extoled the Federal Government of Nigeria for appointing the current Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Brigadier General Buba Marwa (retired) who has achieved great feet in the fight against the production, distribution and consumption of illicit drugs and narcotics.
In his opening remarks, the Senate President Senator Ahmed Lawan who was ably represented by Senator Boroffice Ajayi emphasized the determination of the joint committee to salvage the Nigerian society from the menace of drugs and other illicit substance abuse.
He also called on other organizations to join in the fight to eradicate the ugly menace.
He also commended the Joint Committee for conferring the Quintessential Award of Excellence and Ambassadorial Endorsement on the deserving recipients who have contributed positively in the fight against the trafficking, distribution and consumption of drugs and narcotics.
Earlier at the event, Dr Christabel Regan Okoye who is the Ambassador Joint Committee on Drugs and Narcotic of the National Assembly and also the Executive Secretary NANDRUM in her welcome address appreciated the presence of all invited guest who graced the event.
She further commended the Chairman Senate/House Committees on Drugs and Narcotics, she further commended the Chairman/Executive Officers of the NDLEA and all the recipients of the award for their great contributions in the fight against Drugs and Narcotics.
Other dignitaries who received the award include; Her Excellency the First Lady of Enugu State Mrs Monica Ugwuanyi, Chief Nelson Madubuchi FCIMA, the Commander of Narcotics (NDLEA) Usman Ali Wandar, State Commander (NDLEA) Delta State John Tunde.
@views exclusive rights: Press Unit, Nigerian Army, December 14, 2022.