FOMWAN Tasks Parents on Responsive Child Upbringing
Stakeholders have stressed the need to re-examine family life from external influences that had been undermining it in the name of civilization.
These were the submission of stakeholders at the 10th year annual conference of Federation of Muslin Women Association of Nigeria FOMWAN in Oka land, Ondo State.
Speaking on the theme, Family Life in Islam; issues and Challenges in a Dynamic Society, the Olubaka of Oka Land, Oba Yusuf Adebori Adeleye stressed that the family played a pivotal roles in the society hence the need to protect it.
Oba Adeleye said that all hand must be on deck to transforming the nation to a better society.
He assured that the traditional institution would do its best to ensure the society is a better place.
In his address the chairman of the occassion, member house of representative, Mr Ade Adeogun emphasised that the current challenges of insecurity bedeviling the society is as a result of failure of the family .
He however called on government to find a lasting solution to the rate of kidnapping
Similarly, the Chief Imam of Supare Akoko, who is also the secretary of leagues of imams in Ondo State, Alhaji Akerele Abdulrasheed and the Chief Imam of Oka Land, Alhaji Abubakar Isa commended FOWMAN for its programmes at building a better society.
Earlier the state president of FOWMAN, Alhaja Aminat Akinpelu stressed the need for parents to be alive to their responsibilities of training their child well and cautioned them against societal ills .
Alhaja Akinpelu charged men to be alive to their responsibility as breadwinners of the family.
In an interview, a former Amirah of FOMWAN in Oka Land, Alhaja Nafisat Yissa urged women to make the training of their children a priority for them to represent the family well.
Olufisoye Adenitan .