|Mafa (right) after receiving the award as Malang City Anti Narcotics Ambassador 2019. (Photo: Special)|
According to data from the National Narcotics Agency (BNN), in 2017 there were at least 3.5 million drug users in Indonesia. This number was certainly very alarming. The government had taken a decision through various legal threats to the execution of drug convicts since 2015.
The effort to educate on the dangers of drugs to the people of Indonesia were also initiated by the National Narcotics Agency through the arena of the selection of Anti-Narcotics Ambassadors. It was Mafadhotul Zuliatin, a student of the Law Civic University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) who had succeeded to get the second place in the Malang City Anti-Narcotics Ambassador 2019 event recently.
Armed with his idea of initiating the educational application of the dangers of drugs based Android / iOS, students who were familiarly called Mafa appeared neatly during the presentation. The application he took was judged by the jury harmony with the BNN program which was Prevention of Eradicating Drug Abuse and Illicit Circulation (P4GN).
The application designed by Mafa contained several educational features, among them, were interactive quizzes, information about the National Narcotics Agency, the impact of drugs and laws related to drugs. This application called Anti-Narcotics EducApp can be easily downloaded through PlayStore and will be available soon in the AppStore.
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"Most young people certainly use gadgets. The gadget is one of the effective media to prevent drug abuse and circulation eradication," said the 2017 student, Wednesday (10/4). Besides through the application, he will also conduct routine socialization once every two weeks on Car Free Day (CFD).
Mafa sebenarnya tak menyangka dapat menduduki posisi juara dua. Ternyata, interview dan presentasinya mampu memukai para juri. “Sempat pesimis dengan peserta lain yang sudah sering ikut kompetisi serupa,” ujarnya. Mafa bersyukur mendapatkan amanah sebagai Duta Anti Narkoba Kota Malang 2019. (*/mir/can)
Together with BNN, Mafa will hold an anti-drug seminar on Anti-Narcotics Day on June 26. "We open a consultation room for consulting drug that is privacy. So if you want to make a confession, the privacy is maintained, "he said. Poster, video, photos related to drug will also enliven the seminar.
Mafa actually did not expect to be able to get second place. Apparently, the interview and presentation were able to attract judges. "I was pessimistic with other participants who had often participated in similar competitions," he said. Mafa was grateful to receive the mandate as Malang City Anti-Narcotics Ambassador 2019. (Win)