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557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by envoymedia: 8:08pm On Dec 18, 2020
557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Photos)

No fewer than 557 youths have renounced membership of cult groups in Bodo and other communities in Gokona Local Government Area of Rivers state, IgbereTV reports.

The repentant cultists surrendered their weapons and charms to the police during the disarmament programme held at Apostolice Field in Bodo.

The programme which began on December 3, followed an intensive military operation in Bodo by the Chairman of Gokana, Hon Paul Vidag Kobani led by the Bori Divisional Officer in collaboration with other sister security agencies in Gokana.

Rev. Father Abel Abulu, the Parish priest of Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Bodo, who facilitated the programme, expressed happiness that the youth realised the need to change their ways and embrace peace.

"The whole picture of Christ as model of reconciliation is the message that this exercise espouses and that is what we have done,” said the priest.

Speaking at the event, the state Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, urged the youth to resist any temptation to return to crime or be ready to face the law.

"We are trying to see if they have genuinely repented so that we can see how they will be rehabilitated and possibly, we will appeal to the government to give them pardon so that they can be reintegrated into the society. But first of all, we just have to monitor them to be sure that actually they have repented." Mukan said.

In his speech, Gokana council boss, Hon. Paul Vidag Kobani, however warned that the sincerity on the part of those who surrendered their arms is what will either validate or invalidate the process as the security agencies will do thorough verification before the government will consider the plea for pardon.

He reminded those who felt the process was a mere jamboree to divert public attention from their nefarious activities to think twice as there will not be another window of repentance for them if they fail to fully utilize the opportunity given to them on a platter of gold.

Kobani said those who have denounced cultism can not be given any special treatment at the detriment of youths who have lived a honourable life as that will send the wrong the wrong message to larger society of people who didn't pick up arms against the people under any guise.

The LG boss also stated that government cannot be seen in patronage or encouragement of cultism and as such, can not give any form of special treatment directly or indirectly. He however assured that those who are truly repentant will be considered but not above those who have lived right.

https://igberetvnews.com/1375830/557-youths-renounce-cultism-rivers-surrender-weapons-charms-police-photos/

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by envoymedia: 8:08pm On Dec 18, 2020
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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by envoymedia: 8:09pm On Dec 18, 2020
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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by osamz007: 8:09pm On Dec 18, 2020
COMMENDABLE GO AND SIN NO MORE

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Whitecoal711: 8:11pm On Dec 18, 2020
AND the harms they cause

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Goldp5988(f): 8:17pm On Dec 18, 2020
Thank God and may it be permanent

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Thesole(m): 8:20pm On Dec 18, 2020
SAY NO TO CULTISM

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by smoke9910: 8:24pm On Dec 18, 2020
This is a welcome development

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Wyry: 8:24pm On Dec 18, 2020
Nigerian girls are useless.

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Fahdiga(m): 8:27pm On Dec 18, 2020
Until Wike renounces Rivers will still be a den of cultists

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Moferere: 8:28pm On Dec 18, 2020
557 or 57? undecided

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Moniq007(f): 8:32pm On Dec 18, 2020
See arms. Speechless.

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by ethicallyright: 8:39pm On Dec 18, 2020
A very very tiny fragment of arms in the South South...

I'm proud of my South South boys . Stay strong and rugged guys . We love you.

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Nobody: 8:42pm On Dec 18, 2020
Moferere:
557 or 57? undecided


My question exactly

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by donbachi(m): 8:44pm On Dec 18, 2020
Nigeria and counting problem.

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by MarveworldNG: 8:49pm On Dec 18, 2020
This is lovely!

Best for the future of Nigeria

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Pfunds: 8:58pm On Dec 18, 2020
Amen
Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by longetivity(m): 9:03pm On Dec 18, 2020
Nice one
Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by olamiji98448: 5:12am On Dec 19, 2020
Thank God and may it be permanent
Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Igwe355(f): 10:48am On Dec 19, 2020
Good

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by RichDad1(m): 10:49am On Dec 19, 2020
Where’s the 557 ?

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by AdolfAboki(m): 10:49am On Dec 19, 2020
SAY NO TO CULTISM!

God bless Nigeria.

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Driedfish: 10:49am On Dec 19, 2020
Meow meow!

Wida my PH boys na Abi them want make we lose that “I’m a PH Boy” fear factor??



They gats rethink this decision oohh while i stay home safe in the corner of my room.

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by OyinO: 10:49am On Dec 19, 2020
This is nonsense without Rehabilitation and Gainful Engagements/ Employment.

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by dataslid: 10:49am On Dec 19, 2020
Whoever empowered them with weapons will do so when hunger strikes again. BTW this is a good news regardless

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Galaticos444: 10:49am On Dec 19, 2020
Almost every household in Rivers has a cultist,its a way of life over there

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by ProlyMade: 10:49am On Dec 19, 2020
Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by TinubuGoQuench: 10:50am On Dec 19, 2020
These guns should have been kept to shoot and splash the brains of terrorist herdsmen who make any attempt to cross the Niger Bridge

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Sarmiz24(m): 10:50am On Dec 19, 2020
Lol cultist or armed robbers cuz ones a BH always a BH, opponent wey u don rugged b4 go always still track u down grin

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Re: 557 Youths Renounce Cultism In Rivers, Surrender Weapons, Charms To Police (Pix) by Strongbest(m): 10:50am On Dec 19, 2020
Lol, 557? Only the ones that renounced it o. Meaning more are still out there.

Maybe there's a cult member in every household shocked
Seems cultism is their tradition or culture over there.




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