Nana Kofi Kra,the Seashore Chief of Anafo,a fishing community within the Cape Coast Metropolis has pleaded with a Community Anti-Drug Coalition called, Cape Coast Community Coalition for Change-C5 to assist them with stakeholders to curb the incidence of drug abuse among the youth in the community.
He made this plea when Leaders of the CAPE COAST COMMUNITY COALITION FOR CHANGE-C5,paid a courtesy call on the Opinion leaders of the community to assess the drug abuse incidence within the Anafo community and develop strategies to combat the menace.
The Assemblyman for the Area, Hon.Kobina Spio-Garbrah raised a concern of how people from different communities and students from the neighboring Senior High Schools troops to the community at night to engage in drug activities.
“We have noticed that,most of the drug users are from different communities and students from Mfantsipim Senior High School,Adisadel College,Ghana National College and other students now comes to this community to smoke ‘wee’ take Tramadol and use other harmful substances which are destroying their lives and has become a challenge for us” … He said.
The Opinion leaders then pleaded with the Coalition Chairman,Mr. Deladem Kissieh and his team to come to their aid with other stakeholders to curb this menace and save their youth from the dangers of Drug abuse.
Cape Coast Community Coalition for Change-C5, is a community anti-drug coalition with the aim of campaigning against substance abuse to create a drug-free,safe and healthy environments within the Cape Coast Metropolis.
The Coalition is affiliated to Philip Foundation and Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America (CADCA).
Below are some images from the meeting.