Cultism In Badagry: The Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) Badagry Division says it is organising a summit on ways to tackle youth restiveness, cultism and other social vices in Badagry.
Mr Jogbe Emmanuel, the Chairman, PCRC, Badagry Division said the one-day summit which is in conjunction with the Badagry Local Government is tagged “Badagry Security Summit”.
According to the Chairman, the security issue in the country has called everyone to come on board, to provide solutions, suggestions and contributions to securing our immediate environment.
He said the objective of the summit was to bring stakeholders together, and train and alert citizens at the grassroots on the need for a secured environment.
“PCRC as we are, we are in partnership with the Nigerian police, it is our duty to give necessary support to the Police in securing our environment.
“PCRC Badagry has deemed fit to organise a summit, which cut across everyone big or small organisations, institutions, youth councils.
“Our target is the youth because these are the people who are most concerned with the breakdown of law and others.
“In this summit, we intend to give orientation, create awareness, give them information as regard on how to prevent or how not to be in security issues.
“We intend to have the Lagos State command, Commissioner of Police, Mr Abiodun Alabi deliver a keynote address.
“It is not only about Police affairs, we will also involve other security agencies, like Army, Navy, Air force and Department of State Security (DSS) for the summit,” he said.
The Chairman said that the summit would be held on Oct.20, at ASCON Auditorium, Topo, Badagry, Lagos.
He said the target audience is the youths, trade unions, transport unions, captains of industries, heads of the community, royal fathers, corporate organisations and individuals, market unions, student unions and proprietors of private schools.
He said the theme of the event was titled: “Curbing Youth Restiveness, Cultism and other Social Vices: A Proactive Solution to Peace and Security Issues”.
Jogbe promised that participants would be dully accredited and certificate of participation issued to them and other freebies.
The chairman assured maximum security would be guaranteed.
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