Director of Administration

Hon Justice Winifred Effiong is the Director of Administration of the Foundation. She studied law in the University of Uyo and graduated in 1990, and was called to Bar in 1991. She worked as a private legal practitioner, later Magistrate and at present, a High Court Judge. Justice Effiong has had to deal with persons with substance abuse or other drug related problems in the course of her legal practice. Hon Justice Effiong handles awareness campaigns, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and re-integration of drug users and other related mental issues at the Foundation. She ensures that there is no breach of the fundamental rights of mentally challenged persons and persons living with other drug issues in legal matters. She supervises all the personnel of the Foundation and serves as Human Resource Manager. She is married with four amazing children.