our history

CADAM – Christ Against Drug Abuse Ministry – was founded in 1991 by Pastor Ezekiel A. Odeyemi at the Ladipo Oluwole Parish of the First Born Family of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ikeja. It was then known as the Drug Addicts Rehabilitation Ministry.

In 1996, the Ministry became known as CADAM – Christ Against Drug Abuse Ministry. We cater to the treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts – male and female across many nations of the world.
In that same year, we commenced our one- year residential rehabilitation program with males at a rented house in Poka, Epe.

In 2003, we established the Women’s Wing called Triumph House at Eredo which now operates from a better location in Poka. Admission is twice a year – March and September.



Our Achievements

CADAM's Rehab Centre in Nigeria is the only facility that provides its services free to beneficiaries and had been doing this for the past twenty seven (27) years.

CADAM pioneered the idea of giving university students a second chance after being tested positive for substance abuse. Today CADAM has an understanding with 15 Nigerian private Universities.

At CADAM we have graduated about two thousand beneficiaries from our centre and have trained them in various vocations. A lot of them are standing clean and doing well for themselves today.

The Director General, Dr. Dokun Adedeji in 2002 won the Cadbury Schweppes Chairman Award of $5000, for Employee Community involvement with CADAM.

CADAM also won a DAPC, UN grant of $5000 in 2000 that was used to establish the vocational training centre at Akute, Ogun State.

We have been able to create awareness through our early intervention visits to Schools, Churches, higher institutions and other organisations and with our World Drugs Day Campaigns.

We have counselled over two thousand people and families at our office, some of whom have gone back to school, while others are back on their jobs. Many have been re-integrated back with their families and friends.