Ghana Boxing: ‘Cabic Promotions’ Stakeholders durbar scheduled for Nov. 2

 

Cabic Promotions and Management will host a seminar on fighting drug abuse at the conference room of the SSNIT Sports Emporium, Bukom Boxing Arena on Friday at 10am.

The Theme: “Setting a National Agenda to FIGHT Drug Abuse and related vices” is to educate and inform the youth, students, boxers, sportsmen, officials, guests and patrons on the dangers of drug use.

Cabic Promotions and Management has successfully staged two major big fight nights and has so far helped in winning Ghana two WBO Africa titles in just six months.
They also signed and changed the life of Papa Row, a great music and entertainment talent who was nearly consumed by alcohol.

“In our work so far we have observed that the youth across the country are actively engaged in drug abuse like Tramadol, cannabis or marijuana, madras and the ‘sniffing of glue’ among others which is of great concern to us at Cabic Promotions. We are therefore holding this grand durbar to educate the youth against drug abuse, there will be narration of real life experiences from reformed hard drug addicts” said CEO Ivan Bruce Cudjoe.

Invited Guests include Hon. Martin Opoku Prempeh (Minister for Education), Hon. Ursula Owusu (Minister for Communications), Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (Minister for Information), Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa (Director General, GES), Dr. Pinaman Appau (Director, Accra Psychiatric Hospital), Mr David Asante-Apeatu (Inspector General of Police), Mr. Francis Torkonoo (Executive Secretary, Narcotics Control Board), Mrs Delese Mimi Darko (Chief Executive Officer, Food and Drugs Board), Prof. Alexander Nii Oto Dodoo (Dir. General, Ghana Standards Authority), Mr. Peter Zwennes (President, Ghana Boxing Authority), George Lamptey (President, Ghana Boxing Federation), Directors of the Medical Services Department (Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital) as well as chiefs and members of the Ga Traditional Council.

Invited Schools include Accra Academy, Achimota School, St. Mary’s Senior High Sch, Accra Girls Senior High Sch, Odorgonno Senior High Sch, Wesley Grammar Senior High Sch, Accra Technical Training Centre, Oreilly Snr High Sch, Presbyterian Snr High Sch (Legon), Presbyterian Senior High School (Osu), Nungua Senior High School and Kaneshie Tech High School.

By Sammy Heywood Okine

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