“For Today’s youth, no issue ranks as high as the environment in shaping the world in which they are growing up.” The Peter .D. Hart Research Associates Report.
In 1984, when the military government of Major-General Buhari promulgated a decree (War Against Indiscipline) forbidding street trading in the capital of Lagos, a major source of income for many thousands of Lagos people, many people screamed foul but it seemed a good idea to many others who were tired of the corruption and ill-manners of many Nigerians.
Deaf to protests, Police arrested street vendors and confiscated their wares, chased away beggars and locked up touts, flogged civil servants for late coming. It was generally a doomsday period. The evils corrupt Nigerians perpetuated have come to roost and it had no plans of leaving.
The campaign was designed to foster greater personal and social discipline amongst Nigerians, with Nigerians being made to…
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