Tackling Cultism in our Higher Institutions through a Socio-Psychological Analysis: The OAU Experience

Oladimeji, Benedicta Y. (2009)

Book chapter

The paper discusses the experience of the Committee on Elimination of Secret Cults in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Starting with an analysis of cultism as a behavioural manifestation that takes place within a social environment, the dynamics were explained socially and psychologically. The psychosocial peculiarities of cult membership were taken into account in designing both short and long term rehabilitation programmes towards eradication