Education

Cultism, Drug Abuse, Social Vices, Danger To National Development – Don

Nigerians youths have been urged not to engage in cultism and other social vices.

A senior lecturer from Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, Dr. Jimoh Ango gave the admonition at a two-day symposium facilitated by the member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Ibadan North Federal constituency, Honourable Olaide Akinremi in conjunction with the Federal Polytechnic Offa, at Professor Theophilus Ogunlesi Hall, University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan.

Member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Ibadan North Federal constituency, Honourable Olaide Akinremi

Dr. Ango explained that cultism and vices such as rape, use of illicit drugs were inimical the progress of both to students who engaged in them and the society at large. 

Dr Ango, therefore, advised students everywhere to shun vices, which he noted were rampant among youths in the country. 

Speaking about what informed the symposium, a consultant to Honourable Olaide Akinremi, Mr. Olumide Adeniji, said it was borne out of the need to sensitize secondary school students about the dangers cultism along with other vices pose to their well-being and future.

Highlight of the programme was the presentation of gifts to schools present at the symposium.

Our correspondent reports that over forty secondary schools attended the programme.

Funmilola Obagbayegun

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