The deputy commissioner of police, Sir V.A Erivwode has advised Nigerian youths especially the Youths of the Okpara community to desist from all criminal acts.
Sir Erivwode gave this admonition in a Thanksgiving service on Sunday 20th December 2020 at St Mathew’s Anglican Church, Okpara Water-side.
In his statement; he advises youths in the community to focus more on their education adding that the community has produced great personalities in the country.
He decries the trending immoral attitude of youths being addicted to smoking, taking hard drugs, internet scams, examination malpractice, etc.
Erivwode, who spoke under the capacity as the president of Okpara Progressive Union (OPU), said;
“The forum is a worldwide platform created by the various aborigines of the Okpara community both home and in the diaspora to help address so many challenging issues in the community.”
Sir Erivwode further revealed that the forum will continually move around all the schools, churches, and area of the community.
He further called on the church, and the entire community to pray for long life and longevity for them to bless the community using their influence.
Furthermore, he also acknowledged the promotion of Mr. Godwin Ohwofasa; a son of the soil that was recently alleviated as the deputy controller, at the Federal Prison Service.