Excellence Award Honourable Mention

Dr. Martin Osayande Agwogie - Nigeria

22 years of experience in the Drug Demand Reduction field at the local, national and international level.

Main areas of work include providing psychosocial interventions for people with substance use disorders, clinical supervision, coordinating CSOs network, organising substance abuse prevention programmes, capacity building and contributing to national drug demand reduction policies.

  • Principal Staff Officer - Drug demand reduction division of the National Drug Law EnMartinforcement Agency (NDLEA)
  • UNODC Treatnet Master Trainer
  • Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) National Trainer
  • Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow (2017-2018)
  • National Focal Point, Nigerian Epidemiological Network on Drug Use (NENDU)
  • Expert Contributor, UNODC International Standards on Drug Use Prevention
  • Member, UNODC Expert Treatnet Review Committee
  • Participant, African Union Expert’s Consultation on Drug Demand Reduction
  • Contributor, National Minimum Standards for Drug Dependence Treatment in Nigeria
  • Coordinates the Multi-Media Drug Control Initiative in Nigeria through NDLEA
  • Recipient of the National Drug & Substance Abuse Prevention Personality Award
  • Promoter of Global Initiative on Substance Abuse (GISA)


  • Ph.D. and M.Ed. in Educational Psychology
  • MBA, Human Resources Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Hospital Management)
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Chemistry
  • Certificate Course on Opioid Crisis – The American Experience – Harvard University, USA
  • Certificate Course on Medication Assisted Treatment – Office Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, USA
  • Certificate Course on Managing Addiction: A Framework for Successful Treatment from University of Adelaide, Australia