The Inspector General of the Nigerian Police Force Mohammed Adamu has blamed Boko Haram insurgency and other violent crimes across the country on moral decadence and decay in family values.
While Speaking at a 2- day workshop on Inter-agency collaboration for Security Actors and Stakeholders on Countering Violent Extremism in Nigeria held in Maiduguri.
IGP Adamu says that if nothing is done quickly to address the ugly trend, the next generation will bequeath a failed society.
The IG who was represented by the Head Compliant Response Unit of the Nigerian Police, Force Headquarters, ACP, Markus Ishaku said the insurgency is a failure on the part of families.
He therefore, advise parents to inject right values into their children to make them understand benefits of right values.
Executive Director CLEEN Foundation, Dr. Benson Olugbuo said the workshop is aimed at bringing together key experts from the state to identify the issues pertaining to right violation arising from counter insurgency operation to make strategic recommendation towards addressing them.