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Like a cancerous cell, it has spread across nooks and crannies of the society particularly among young people. From the street to secondary schools and higher institutions, cultism is one moral threat awaiting the youths. If your child, brother, relation or ward escapes any of the above, I bet you he will surely make a good priest.
A cult which is a group of brotherhood whose activities are shrouded in secrecy can be traced in Nigeria as far back as and since then has proliferated into various smaller units at different levels of life.
The spread of these cults over time has known no age limit. With activities such as drug abuse, killings, sexual assaults, gambling, vandalization, intimidation, bullying, and other forms of activities carried out by these cults, the effects on the society is alarming. However, greater effect is on the individuals who are involved in these acts.
Effects of Cultism 1. Untimely Death One of the pathetic effects of cultism is the loss of lives prematurely. The government through its law enforcement agencies on a constant effort, fights crime such as armed robbery, kidnapping, drug abuse, murder etc. The outcome of such operations often results in exchange of fire, arrest, detention, imprisonment and death.
Many young people who indulge in these heinous acts have lost their lives either in the course of a shootout confrontation or through inter-cult clashes. In most cases, the death rate is higher on account of cult rivalry. In universities, the cult students are usually attacked during their degree examination in final year.
This does not just create a loss of potential human resources to the society but also a loss of economic resources spent by the families in funding their children to higher education.
Loss of Moral Values Cultism leads to loss of values in young people. This is because the belief system and ideologies of most of these cult groups are against the objective morality of life.
The practice of vengeance and violence which they promote by their actions negates objective moral values of life. Individuals who had values from home upbringing tend to lose them through the negative influence of the system of cultism.
Such negative values have no regard for the sanctity of human life, orderliness and peace. Most crimes common among youths are directly or indirectly influenced by cultism. This is easy to understand because of the constant abuse of drug among cultists.
Under the influence of drug and alcohol, young people loss their morality and conscience, thereby committing crimes such as sexual assault, burglary, armed robbery, killings etc.
Incomplete Education Most cultists end up not completing their academic programme. Today, school authorities in a bid to curb the rate of cultism and its activities, have adopted strict penalties for it which include expulsion of students involved irrespective of the academic level they are.
This law has terminated the education of some students involved in cultism.
Also with the aid of Anti-cult Security outfit in the universities, the fight against cultism continues to intensify, bringing culprits to face the full wrath of the law. Some other students involved in cultism, fail to make an average cumulative points in their examinations because of their lack of seriousness towards their studies.
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