The Executive Governor of Lagos State of recent has recommended good parenting and upright family units as the most viable means to achieve an orderly and peaceful society devoid of violence and other vices.
The Governor, after attending the 5th Alhaji Kafaru Oluwole Tinubu Memorial Ramadan Lecture in Ikeja, Lagos State, responded to questions from journalists. He’s of the opinion that parenting and family management would always produce good citizens who constitute nations, states and government.
Hear him: ’’The family unit is the most important in any community, in any state and in any country. I think that is where the first government really starts: from the father, mother, husband , wife, through management of limited resources and population to value development. These have their rudimentary stages at the family unity’’
‘’Moral training, restraint , contentment and what other knowledge we can impact on the children will go a lon g way in shaping their lives. Those are children who become great or difficult men and women, as the case may be ‘’,he said.
Governor Fashola concluded with this, that at birth ,’’nobody knows what any child will become’’.