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Oyo CAN blames social vices on “get-rich-quick” syndrome

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The Oyo State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has recognized get-rich-quick syndrome as one of many causes of social vices corresponding to ritual killings within the nation.

The State Chairman of CAN, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, stated this in an interview with NAN on Thursday in Ibadan.

He was reacting to the rising circumstances of killings and different vices throughout the nation.

He stated that the socio-cultural dynamics characterised by heterogeneous inhabitants with an underlying ethno-religious rigidity was additionally inflicting division within the nation.

According to him, financial components corresponding to: unemployment, excessive inflation and poverty drive insecurity throughout the nation. He stated that some youths had chosen to affix prison parts and militant teams for financial survival.

Akinyemiju lamented that environmental components brought on by local weather change had led to conflicts and an elevated competitors for scarce land leading to land grabbing in elements of the nation.

While emphasising that an idle hand stays the satan’s workshop, he urged the federal government to create extra jobs, particularly for the youth.

“There ought to be clear and equitable distribution of sources among the many numerous areas of the nation.

“The laws of the country should be more stringent; he who kills by the sword should die by the sword without any waste of time.”

He stated that the nation’s regulation enforcement and intelligence companies ought to be higher educated and outfitted with acceptable weaponry to have the ability to fight banditry, kidnapping and different vices rearing their ugly heads.

He additionally implored the federal government to be delicate to rising insecurity traits across the nation’s borders and fortify them towards seemingly overseas invaders.

He suggested mother and father and guardians to observe the actions of their youngsters or wards extra effectively.

“ Churches should always advise their faithful to remain on the Lord’s side and do only those things that are acceptable to him,” he stated.

Oyo CAN blames social vices on “get-rich-quick” syndrome

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Author: Ochogwu Sunday

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