The Imota students Union held a walk against social vices as part of one of the activities lined up for their union week, the walk took place 12th of November, in a bid to inform people about the vices and it’s implications.
Secondary students from different schools gathered with placards which says no to social vices; cultism, street fighting, drug abuse, killing, cybercrime, gambling, thuggery, stealing, smoking, improper waste management and indecent dress.
“I want to appreciate everyone present, we want to walk against social vices and we have gotten to a stage where we the students and the youths are not happy about what is happening in our society and we have stood up to walk against it, in doing this, we are making ourselves the solution to the problem caused in our society.” Said by Comrade Ogunbowale Bodunrin.
Dr. Olujimi Adejo, a civil lecturer of Lagos State University and also the Chairman National Association Academic Technologists, appreciated the conveners of the event, and encourages the attendees to make the best use of this opportunity.
“It’s a greater program, to know that we have been faxed with a lot of insecurity in these town for a while now, I think it is a right step in the right direction at this time that will change a lot of vices in this society . The youths should take it upon themselves to do the right thing at the right time despite our failed leaders.” He said
Mr Lekan ogunbowale a director of commerce and industry said that three things in life is very important, accountability, consistency, contentment and humility.
Comrade fasasi Abdulraheem, a former speaker of the Lagos State University Ojo and a current staff of the Lagos State University department of physics , addressed the students and told them they are training themselves on how to stand in the future.