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Students urged to shun cultism



STUDENTS in tertiary institutions have been warned to resist the urge of joining cults and other anti-social groups to avoid a displeasing fate.

National Coordinator of Police Campaign against Cultism and other Vices (POCACOV), SP Ebere Amaraizu on Monday, during a one-day seminar on “Security and Relationship” organised by the office of vice-president,  student union government, Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) Enugu.

Amaraizu who  stated that cultism has slowly into communities, reminded the students of  the  dangers of joining such groups.

He informed them that the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, is very committed towards the eradication of the menace of cultism and other vices in various communities through his vitalised nationwide POCACOV campaign.

“This is not a fight but a strategic campaign aimed at countering these dangerous narratives of cultism and other vices; thereby making societies and communities safe as well as saving our youths from the claws of these evils”.

“POCACOV has been structured in such a manner that it will be diligently deployed in various communities in all the states including Federal Capital Territory,” he said.

  1. Amarizu who is also the Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu Command, advised the students to be security conscious, being sure of their friends and how they live their lives,urging them to resist the temptation no matter the reason because it is of no good.

The seminar was attended by more Than 3,000 students, lecturers, and administrative staff of the institution.

Drama presentation on the dangerous effects of cultism and other vices in our communities and schools form the high point of the event.

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