Mothers’ Vision Conducts 24 km Walkathon as a Part of Drug and Alcohol Free Life
Publish Date : 02/12/2021
Aalo 1stDec: The recovery club of Mother’s Vision, a team of ex-drug users is on Walkathon covering 24 km highway stretch from Aalo to Kamba on foot march as a part of observing the World Aids Day. The Walk has a broad objectives to create awareness amongst people to lead drugs and alcohol free life, ‘prevent spreading of incurable disease like HIV/AID and primarily to alert people to be more cautious with theme and slogans of safe drive and save life especially during festive months like December and January.
The event was flagged off by Er. Tumke Bagra, Minister of Industries, Textiles & Handicrafts in presence of Sri Penga Tato, Deputy Commissioner, West Siang and supported by Adv Kento Jini, MLA cum Advisor Law & Justice, 31-Aalo East Assembly constituency at one end and by Sri Nyamar Karbak, MLA cum advisor to Home, Tax & Excise and Narcotics and powered by Gumin Hoyin Multipurpose society. The Minister and DC were all praise for the NGO for rendering long years of service on Drug abuses, alcoholism and sex to prevent dreaded diseases like HIVs/AIDs
Er. Tumme Amo, Commandant 2nd AAP,Bn. with his officers are also participating in the events to motivate participants to complete the Walkathon. The DSP and Insp. Yomken Riram OC, PSAalo were also present to encourage the participants. OMrs Jarjum Ete & team provided refreshments to recharge participants to continue the journey on the way. The walk is to alarm people’s conscience is an initiative of team Mother’s Vision (NGO) under the mentorship of Smty Jumde Gamlin, Chairperson and the goodwill service was executed on ground by Mr. Mingat Mibang, Captain, Recovery club, Aalo.
MTO 2nd AAP Bn arranged a bus with sitting capacity of 30 passengers besides arranging drinking water & glucose for the walkathon. DMO Aalo also provided ambulance with first aids and assistants.