AWKA—WORRIED by the expanding dimension of cultism among young people, especially in the optional schools in parts of Anambra State, the administration of Awka Development Union Nigeria, AUDN, has chosen to handle the issue quick by gathering auxiliary school understudies in and around the Anambra State capital for addresses on the indecencies of cultism. Cultism among optional school understudies had turned out to be with the end goal that the understudies work in gatherings and assault adversaries at the smallest incitement. Numerous lives had been lost as of late and the counter faction unit of the Nigeria Police Force had needed to capture a considerable lot of them and charge them to court. It was, consequently, not astounding that the initiative of Awka Kingdom ventured in to discover an answer for the issue. That was the reason, for a few hours a week ago, AUDN united college instructors, service of training authorities and different partners to drum it into the ears of the understudies the wrongs of cultism. Aside from cultism, the instructors likewise harped on medication misuse, high school pregnancy, fetus removal, equipped banditry, examination misbehavior, truancy, inappropriate dressing, prostitution, among others. As indicated by the teachers, the negative indecencies were the explanations behind the ascent in crimes among adolescents in the nation. In the expressions of AUDN President-General, Chief Amobi Nwokafor, a panel has been set up to deal with security ruptures in the zone. Some portion of the program, he stated, incorporate the setting up of abilities securing projects to connect with the young people in significant endeavors. The activity would likewise assist the young people with identifying and settle on profession decisions that would empower them become helpful individuals from the general public. Nwaokafor likewise said the thought was to clarify the brains of adolescents in Awka from exercises antagonistic and unfavorable to their fantasies and desires. To further advance the development of training in the territory, Chief Nwaokafor declared the foundation of youth instruction strengthening plan by his organization. The program is focused at the offspring of the poor who can’t stand to support their wards in school. He stated: “There are troubling issues in Awka which my organization expects to address. We have found that numerous young people in this town are dropping out of school, which is the reason they are getting engaged with faction exercises and medication misuse. AUDN has in this way taken a choice to address the abnormality from the elementary school level to the tertiary dimension. The different instruction projects advocated by AUDN will divert the psyches of young people to increasingly honorable aims.” According to him, the training strengthening program, which took off a year ago with 50 people profiting by the grant plot, has been expanded to 100 understudies for 2019 scholarly session, including that the expectation was that when his residency would end, enough ground would have been secured. Subtleties of the current year’s grant demonstrated that two spaces went to every one of the 33 towns in Awka, while the lay were on legitimacy. Additionally the recipients were given looks at covering their school expenses and of-pocket stipends. Nwaokafor likewise indicated of an arrangement to set up a body to be known as ‘Preservers of Awka Heritage Foundation’, which would assume control over the training strengthening plan. He clarified that the Foundation would be crucial in the formative designs for Awka town as the seat of administration of Anambra State.
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