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Children Need Proper Mentoring To Turn Out Right – Stakeholders

There is an adage that says, children are the hope of tomorrow, hence the need for proper upbringing.

As the Children’s Day is being celebrated globally, some stakeholders’ have shared their opinions of on how to inculcate discipline in children for the overall development of the nation.

A child is a person, male or female, between birth and age eighteen.

However, their development requires concerted efforts by parents, guardians, and stakeholders to make them responsible individuals in the society, as children are the joy of every parent.

In the words of the Chief Imam, Ansarudeen Society, Oyo State Council, Dr Bashir Olanrewaju, if parents could see to the proper growth of their children in all ramifications, they would become a great pride, not for themselves alone, but for the society at large.

An Assistant Pastor, Foursquare Gospel Church Bodija, Ibadan, Pastor Kayode Babatunde, who lauded the efforts of parents on their children advised them to lay good examples for them.

Another clergyman, Reverend Olusegun Orisajo said, considering this trying period in view of Covid-19, there was need to ensure wise counsel for the children.

Lending her voice, in one of her songs, Christy Essien Igbokwe noted that children on their part also needed to heed the instructions of their parents.

Taiwo Akinola

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