NACADA Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bomet County Government to Establish a Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre
February 23, 2021- Nairobi – The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bomet County Government to establish and operationalize a treatment and rehabilitation center as well as to enhance alcohol and drug abuse management programs in Bomet County.
The major thrust of the MoU is to promote partnership between the Authority and the county government in the areas of public education and advocacy, capacity building, awareness creation, outreach programs, and the establishment of a treatment and rehabilitation center. The first of its kind, the drug rehabilitation center to be established at Koiwa in Konoin Sub- County will serve residents of Bomet and the neighboring counties affected by substance use disorders.
“NACADA highly appreciates the role of the county government in addressing the challenges associated with alcohol and drug abuse. This Memorandum of Understanding reflects the mutual relationship between the county government and NACADA. As the lead agency in the campaign against alcohol and drug abuse, we stand ready to support Bomet County in the areas of shared priorities,” said Mr. Victor Okioma, CEO NACADA.
“As a County Government, we welcome this important initiative which formalizes and strengthens the existing relationship with NACADA. We look forward to continuing to build on this cooperation in the interest of enhancing the campaign against alcohol and drug abuse. We urge other counties shall partner with NACADA in the campaign against alcohol and drug abuse,” Richard Terer, Director Liquor Licensing.