What Are The Possible Ways To Cope The Menace Of Cultism In Our Societies?
The origin of cultism in Nigeria is dated back to 1952, since the inception many ugly incidents have creeped into our communities due to their activities which contravenes the norms or rules of any given institution. They mostly meet at night in dilapidated buildings or secluded places, their activities involves frequent violent clashes, vandalization, armed robbery, sexual assault, intimidation, constant abuse of drugs, thuggery during election etc.
Numerous factors leads young people into cultism e.g poor parental care, peers influence, low self esteem etc, a handful of people especially the youths have lost their lives to cultism, thousands are imprisoned and a good number have been expelled from schools. The heart of the matter is a handful of the cultists are sponsored by our top government officials (politicians) and our security men are on the compromising side that a cultists will brag of not been lock up behind bars. How can we put an end to deadly enemy?
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