Gov Dickson threatens to deal with parents who promote cultism


Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has threatened to deal with parents who promote cultism and violence through their children in the state, saying irresponsible parents would be dealt with in accordance with the law.

According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson one Mr. Nengi Ikiba, a presidential aspirant in the forthcoming elections of the Ijaw National Council has been in police custody since June 19 has “a criminal case to answer”.

Dickson said his administration would not tolerate any form of criminality adding that “whoever is caught aiding and abetting crimes, no matter how highly placed will be dealt with in accordance with the law”.[WorldStage Newsonline]