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The study investigated the impact of societal re-orientation programme (A Daidaita Sahu ) in minimizing adolescent antisocial behaviour among senior secondary school students of Municipal Education Zone, Kano-Nigeria. The objectives of the study were to find out the impact of A Daidaita Sahu in minimizing adolescent antisocial behaviour among students of the study area, identify the strategies used by A Daidaita Sahu in minimizing adolescent antisocial behaviour among the students respectively. The study adopted Ex post Facto (EPT) design. 245 samples out of 1,041 teacher’s population and 10 samples out of 37 principals were used for the study. Two (2) instruments were used for data collection in the study, namely: A Daidaita Sahu implementation strategy Scale (AIS-Scale) and Anti-social behaviour checklist (AB-Checklist) respectively. Reliability of internal consistency was sought using Cronbach’s Alpha formula. A positive reliability index for the AIS-Scale was found to be 0.744. The findings of the study revealed that A Daidaita Sahu programme has impact in minimizing adolescent antisocial behaviour among students. Mass media campaign, sensitization during school assemblies, involvement of; teachers, parents, religious leaders, CBOs, NGOs and student club and societies were the strategies used by A Daidaita Sahu in minimizing adolescent antisocial behaviour among students. Based on the findings above, the study recommends that Mass media campaign, sensitization during school assemblies and involvement of PTA, religious and community leaders, civil society organizations, government and educational administrators should be made the major strategies to be used in the fight against antisocial behaviour in secondary schools.
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