By Onwuatu Chuka
A member of the National Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Delta state, Chukwu Mary Chinecherem has admonished Students to shun cultism and avoid cult related activities because according to her; cultism is capable of ending one’s life or worse still cause one to lead a life void of positive influence to the society.
Chinecherem, who made this admonition during an official visit to Zappa Mixed Secondary School, Asaba last week, on behalf of the State Ministry of Information stressed on what she termed “the fact of life”, explaining that life is a gift to everyone, the outcome of which is dependent on personal decisions.
She advised the students on the need to understand the very essence why they were sent to school. This, she explained would enable them make informed decisions and guard against distractions.
She also stressed that beyond being a gift, life is also a game, where you either win or lose, depending on the choices made, including the choice of friendship.
Speaking on some of the consequences of engaging in cult activities, she said that culprits are prone to face imprisonment if caught.
The session was an interactive one as students were given the opportunity to ask questions bothering on the topic of discuss after which they were properly guided.
While concluding, the Vice Principal of the school, Mrs. Oshogbor Promise prayed and asked God to give the students the strength to avoid cultism, adding that He would make a way of escape those who have been caught up in its net.