Azi gave the advice at a reception organised to mark his 60th birthday celebration and retirement from service on Sunday in Jos.
He also tasked the younger generation to be hardworking, diligent and committed to contributing positively to the growth and development of the state.
“Youths are the leaders of tomorrow, and if it so, then you must shun drug abuse, cult activities and all other social vices that inhibit the progress of the society.
“For this state and the nation in general to develop, the younger generation must be committed and resilient in contributing positively to the growth of the society.
“It is laziness that makes some of the youths indulge in all kinds of criminals acts, so, I want to appeal that you put your youthful time into meaningful ventures,”he said.
The former head of service thanked God…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper