Abuja - The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, on Sunday in Abuja expressed worry over recent reports from some states on the involvement of youths in cult activities and thuggery.
A statement issued by the force spokesman, ACP Emmanuel Ojukwu, said Abba expressed concern that the involvement of youths in such activities had left to the death of some while others sustained injuries.
He said that as a parent, he was concerned about the wastage of the lives of some youths in the unworthy exercise.
He added that he also felt the pains of parents whose children were following ways of destruction.
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The I-G urged the youths to make use of the several opportunities of development in the country, obey the laws of the land and focus on their academics and vocations.
He said those were the things that would prepare them to lead the nation in the years ahead.
While advising them to embrace good virtues, Abba warned that the full weight of the law would be applied on recalcitrant, wayward and delinquent youths.