The retired Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has urged Nigerians, particularly the youth to shun drug abuse and other negative vices.
IGP Idris gave the advice when members of the Lavun Youth Congress paid him a courtesy visit in Bida yesterday being Wednesday.
The former Inspector General of police notified drug abuse and other social vices had negatively affected Nigerian youths.
He called for a collective battle to nip the vice in the bud in the interest of consensus and for the overall development of the nation.
He urged the leaders concerned to increase efforts in the fight against the menace for the progress of the country.
Furthermore, he moreover charged all ethnic groups in the state to guarantee peaceful co-existence, irrespective of their affiliation in the interest of development.
IGP Idris further urged the youth to embrace education and entrepreneurship skills to donate meaningfully to national development.
He said that youths would aid greatly from entrepreneurial skills if they embrace it as a career. I urge youths in the country to continue to live in peace and tolerate one another for development,’’ he stated.
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