By Ibe Pascal
A criminologist and member of the Center For Innovative And Pragmatic Development Initiative, CiPDI, Chinenye Nwadike Fasugba has highlighted the recommendations on the roles of civil societies in the implementation of drugs policies.
Fasugba spoke on Tuesday during the United Nations partnership forum side effect organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC.
Chinenye Martha Nwadike-Fasugba represented: Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative CIPDI on annual UNODC forum on the central role of civil society in drug policies, and in achieving the 2030 agenda.
According to Nwadike-Fasugba, there’s a need for strong collaborations with security agencies in Nigeria for effective implementation of drug policies.
She said, “there’s the need to liaise with security agencies like the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA and police to aid in the role of the civil societies on drug policies.
Nwadike-Fasugba also recommended that adequate funding should come from government to civil societies, to enable effective implementation of drugs policies.