A Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Eye Opener Women and Youth Foundation, has taken its tobacco campaign to youths brigade, to raise awareness on dangers of tobacco usage.
The Founder of the organization, Mrs. Margaret Julius, said she had taken the campaign to Nigeria Boys and Girls Brigades to educate them on the harmful effects of cigarette smoking and other substances.
Julius said this during a workshop in Kaduna on Tuesday.
Revealed that Julius was a two time winner of the World Health Organizations (WHO) World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Award in West Africa.
According to her, the workshop will open the eyes of the boys brigade on the danger of tobacco and other substances.
She, however, advised those using dangerous substances to quit, so that they would not influence the upcoming ones.
Highpoint of the occasion was the official inauguration of the Tobacco, Substance Abstinence Club.
The club is aimed at educating members on how to abstain from tobacco smoking and other dangerous substances as well as on how to help and save life of users.