By Olaitan Ganiu
Ini Edo has urged filmmakers to provide extra films that preach towards drug abuse.
The actress not too long ago made the comment on the digital MTN ASAP’s Drug Convos, in commemorating Worldwide Day Towards Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
Edo careworn that there’s a want to make use of films to indicate the opposed results of drug abuse.
“The Nationwide Movie and Video Censors Board has an enormous function to play on this. In case you are telling a drug-related success story, there must be a sure outcome that exhibits that for those who get into such a way of life, that is what you might be more likely to get on the finish of the day.”
Edo admitted that what many younger folks see in movies is the nice aspect of drug abuse, saying, “they might be considering, ‘oh, I should be excessive to carry out which might be what they see on TV and on social media however they don’t get to see the opposed impact of abusing medicine and the way damaging it may be on younger folks.”
Becoming a member of Edo on the necessity to educate extra folks on the opposed results of drug abuse, Chairman, MTN Basis, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi reiterated the necessity for collaboration within the battle towards substance abuse.
“By way of the Anti-Substance Abuse Programme (ASAP), the MTN Basis hopes to speak the urgency required to deal with the rising menace of drug abuse in our society.
Our goal is to create a drug-free Nigeria in collaboration with related stakeholders. We’re comfortable that varied guilds, organisations, and energetic centres have come collectively to assist this trigger.”
“It’s our responsibility to construct a more healthy and cleaner neighborhood for Nigerians and this will solely be executed by means of an alliance towards drug abuse.”