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Initiative for Drug demand reduction and Abuse prevention Is a conglomerate of professionals from different areas of life endeavour whose passion for fight against drug abuse is high through:

1. Comrade Chukwudike Daniel Chukwuma

is the Founder/Executive Director of Initiative for Drug Demand Reduction and Abuse Prevention, a graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

He started his professional career in 2011 with Energia Limited (OML 56) as a CISCO certified ICT engineer and then in 2012 he moved on to Oilserv Limited where he served as an Instrumentation Engineer. With a diverse/interesting work experience and certificates in Project Management, Leadership and human capital development, Community service, Voluntary services, Non-Profit management and several other certification which has exposed him to a myriad of organizational challenges and projects, making him able to function in multiple roles & capacities. Daniel is the Chairman/CEO of, a Nigerian Auto Parts e-commerce solutions for African business and consumers that offers a wide selection of new genuine auto parts like Car Battery, Engine Oil, Brake Pads, Brake Discs, other suspension parts, tires, lubricants, lighting, body and interior parts etc. for car maintenance, repair, and as well as car accessories with a catalog of over one million products all at extremely low discount prices with headquarters based in Lagos.

He joined Drug-Free Club in 2006 formed by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) as an undergraduate and started drug abuse awareness campaign in schools as a result of ”A True life story” of a certain childhood friend of his, by name (Emmanuel) who’s supposed to be a medical doctor today, but dropped out of school in 2006 due to psychotic disorder because of addiction to marijuana and was not able to graduate from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka as a result of overdose of heroin (an opium poppy derivative) which later led to his untimely death thereby becoming a victim of drug abuse.

He served under several state commanders of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) as the Coordinator of Drug-Free Club, Campus unit Enugu from 2008 to 2010 as an undergraduate and also as the Coordinator of NDLEA/NYSC Drug-Free Club Special CDS Group Lagos State Command in 2011 as a corps member.

Daniel offers free knowledge resource to NGOs, a writer for some local and international newsletters and journals on drug abuse, author of "THE HARDCORE TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS" and several other booklets. He has a passion for mentoring kids, teens, youths, corps members and the general public on how to say NO to Drugs and YES to life in order to fulfill dreams in life and live a drug free lifestyle.

2. Dr. Mrs. Betta Edu

Betta Edu is a Nigerian politician and medical practitioner. Betta is currently the Cross River State Commissioner for Health, the National Chairman of Nigeria Health Commissioners Forum and as at on Sunday, 27th of March, 2022 during the All Progressive Congress (APC) convention in Abuja, produced her as the youngest National Women Leader ever in the history of any political party in Africa in a keenly contested election. She was the former Special Adviser to the Cross River state Governor – Ben Ayade on Community and Primary Health Care and former Director General of Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency. Her appointment is been viewed as a victory for the youths as she is the youngest ever Political appointee and Special Adviser in the history of the country. She is also an Ambassador of the state of Arkansas, United States of America.

Dr. Betta is from Cross River state. She is a Harvard certified, Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, United Kingdom and has acquired her Masters degree from a reputable London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in Public Health in developing countries. Before she travelled out to obtain her Masters she graduated from University of Calabar with a degree in Medicine and Surgery. She was also amongst the four Nigerians selected through a rigorous process to partake in a leadership course sponsored by the Government of the United States of America.

She boasts a rich working experience as Medical officer in the following establishments: House Officer, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State; Health consultant, Ministry of Health, Government of Cross River State, Nigeria; Team-Lead Member; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Alumni Fund Campaign team; Consultant to the Department of Community and Primary Health.

3. Alhaji Aliyu Sule (Late)

4. Amb. (Mrs.) Shelleng D. Rachael

5. Engr. Aimufia Ehis

6. Engr. Amadi Collins

7. Pst. Agbai Emeka

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