ABOLA MANTSE PALACE: "Beware Of Deviants In Our Society" - NCCE Cautions Youths (VIDEO)
The Greater Accra Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Lucille Hewlett Annan has cautioned some youths to beware of deviants in the society.
According to her, such deviants have nothing better to offer adding that ganging up with them will land them in trouble.
Addressing some youths at the Abola Mantse Palace in Accra, she said "Beware and becareful of these deviants in the society. They have nothing better to offer"
She also described as disappointing the spate at which most youths have developed the passion for quick money.
She appealed to parents to keep an Eagle eye on their children adding that the cycle of friends can influence their lifestyles.
She charged authorities to deal drastically with persons who flout community laws adding that it will serve as a deterrent for others.
The Greater Accra Regional Director advised youths to be security-conscious and report suspicious people in the community to the police.
She appealed with the youth not to succumb to monetary offers from well-to-do people and commit a crime for them.
“We are educating the youth who are ambassadors to spread the message they have heard to educate members of their youth groups and we have also asked them to invite us during their meeting times so we could meet the whole group and share the message,”
Touching on Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR), she explained that the ADR helps for certain cases which do not need to be heard in the courts end up being settled at home.
"With the Alternative Dispute Resolution, we can settle our difference by sitting, listen to each other, and make peace or we can as well get mediators who will help in resolving the issue"
Mrs. Annan revealed that the introduction of ADR has helped to reduce the cost people usually pay when going to court.
"ADR has its limit. Cases such as; rape, murder, and theft among others cannot be settled with the ADR.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith