Society for Drug Abuse Enlightenment & Control (SODAEC) was established in June, 2013 as an advocacy platform against the menace of drug abuse that has gotten momentum among youths and adults, and which has resulted to ravages beyond reinstatement to most families in the society today.
The organization has constituted a high level group of experts with a mandate to explore the roots of drug abuse in the society and to recommend practical programs of action to address this issue.
The report of the group provided analysis and put forward practical recommendations that form the basis for the implementation plan of the organization.
On the 15th October 2014, the Organization was registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission and Mr. Ahmad Musa Umar was appointed the Executive Director/CEO for the Organization.
The Organization proposes a global network of partners including states, international and regional organizations, foundations, and the private sector to improve its relations with diverse nations and communities towards achieving its set goals.
The Organization identified three focal areas for action, which include: Enlightenment, Rehabilitation, research/Data Collection. The organization’s project activities fashioned around those areas, which can play a critical role in helping to reduce substance abuse and by extension criminal activities in the communities.