By Kanjal Godshield
The Member representing Ogoja State Constituency, in the Cross River State House of Assembly, Hon Peter Odey has urged students of his constituency to shun cultism and other social vices. He stressed that such social vices could ruin their future if not abstained from.
He lamented the increase in students’ involvement in social vices in some tertiary institutions in the country, saying that there was the need for attitudinal change among the youths.
Hon. Odey, who made the call when the executive of Ogoja Students’ Union paid him a courtesy call in his office in Calabar recently, maintained that it was high time the youths made a re-think by engaging in activities that would impact the society positively.
He advised the students to take their academic seriously, insisting that they must read and strive to be better citizens who would contribute their quota to the development of Ogoja.
The lawmaker promised to do his best towards reducing the sufferings of the students on resumption and closure, saying that he will provide buses to students of Ogoja on resumption and closure of each academic year.
Earlier, leader of the delegation, Comrade Justin Elefa said the students would adhere to the advice by the lawmaker and called for synergy between the lawmaker and students from the constituency.
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