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Parents Of Convicted Cultists Will Be Punished
Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that parents of convicted cult members will also face the wrath of the law.
He said this while addressing students on Thursday, May 27, during the Children’s Day celebration at the Police College, Ikeja.
Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, said a new law had been signed to fight cultism and it includes punishment for parents of wards convicted of cultism.
Speaking on behalf of the Lagos State Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, said: “The new law against cultism prescribes punitive measures for parents of young people convicted of cultism. Parents should be vigilant and monitor their children.”
He added: “We owe them a duty to ensure that their dreams and aspirations are realised through continuous training, guidance and mentoring.”