The royal father in Shasha Kingdom, Alimosho, Lagos Mainland, Oba Babatunde Akanbi Nasiru Ogunronbi, has advised youths to shun drug abuse and other social vices due to their negative effects on the society. This is just as he urged politicians across the state to grant more scholarships to the youths to further help their education.
The monarch gave the advice in Alimosho community during a sensitization campaign against drug abuse and cultism among youths in the axis.
According to him: “Drug abuse is taking a drug not prescribed by experts. Youths, women and other Nigerians must shun drug abuse. Drug addiction if unchecked could only lead to the production of irresponsible people.
“My advice is for parents to talk to their children and bring them up in a way that they can be better citizens.”
Oba Ogunrobi also advised government and other relevant stakeholders to make laws that would deal decisively with drug dealers and the victims.
He however urged politicians to support youths especially those from poor families to further their education especially by granting them scholarships.