Monday, January 22, 2018

Make national service a must for youths*


We are all aware of the thousands of drop-outs from both primary and secondary schools who simply hang about the streets waiting for trouble. Yet the authorities do little about the problem except to hand out questionable Community-based Environment Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) contracts to even more questionable characters.
In this cauldron of hopeless inaction by the authorities, the proliferation of gang activity was a given. So, we now have a huge gang problem and dwindling resources to deal with it..

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