Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that the parents of any child convicted of cultism will also be punished.
He made this announcement while addressing students during the Children’s Day celebration at the Police College, Ikeja.
Sanwo-Olu, through his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, stated a new law had been signed to fight cultism.
According to the governor, the new law includes punishment for parents of wards convicted of cultism.
“The new law against cultism prescribes punitive measures for parents of young people convicted of cultism. Parents should be vigilant and monitor their children.
We owe them a duty to ensure that their dreams and aspirations are realised through continuous training, guidance and mentoring.”