As part of efforts to catch them young and nip economic and financial crimes in the bud, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu admonished children and youths to shun internet fraud and cyber crimes.
The EFCC boss gave this advise while speaking at a programme organised for children and youths by the Benin Medical Zone of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, with the theme, “Nigerian Youth; My Life in My Hands”.
Magu who was represented by the Head, Benin Zonal Office, Muhtar Bello charged Nigerians youths to embrace excellence and the culture of hardwork. “Success takes discipline and determination. I urge you to enshew any attempt to short cut the process”.
He enlightened the youth on the dangers of engaging in cybercrimes and internet fraud and its consequences on the larger society.
Dr. M. B. Asham of NNPC medical said the programme is aimed at encouraging the youth to embrace the right values as they are solely responsible for any choice they make in the tortuous journey of life. “The adolescent lifestyle programme positively focused on emerging contemporary social vices among youths with a view to positively reorientate and harness their energies for productive social economic endeavour.” he said.