Good parenting important for nation-building – Deputy gov

Good parenting important for nation-building – Deputy gov

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The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has urged parents to inculcate contentment and good morals into their children to have a progressive nation.

According to him, it is the duty of every parent to follow the laid-down childcare protocol and make sure that their children are well trained towards building a better nation.

Hamzat gave this advice on Sunday at the 3rd Ramadan Lecture and Prayer in memory of the late Oba Muftau Olatunji Hamzat.

The lecture, themed, “Child Upbringing in Islam,” was held in Ogba, Lagos.

The deputy governor said, “As parents, we should ensure proper child upbringing and don’t let our children believe that they can always get what they want. We should train them about contentment, being respectful to elders and their mates, comportment, humility, humane, hard work, perseverance, and other values that make a complete human being.”

The deputy governor further advised parents to find time from their busy schedules to spend with their children so as to prevent them from bad influences.

He said, “If you don’t train them well, somebody else will train them on the Internet. Somebody that they don’t know, somebody that doesn’t share their values will just train them for you. So we just have to be very careful with our children.”

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