Primate challenges parents on moral values


Primate of the Anglican communion, Nicholas Okoh

Jessica Onyegbula

Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, Primate of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, has called on parents to pay more attention to their children and instill moral values in them.

“Parents should pay more attention to the moral values of their children. They should pay attention to that, instead of chasing money,” Okoh said on Saturday in Abuja, at the 13th graduation and award ceremony of the Anglican Girls Grammar School.

He said that parents had a lot of job and role to play in the lives of their children, and cautioned against neglecting that divine role.

The primate, who was represented by Herbert Dike, Chairman, Diocese of Abuja Education Board, regretted that parents were abandoning their parental roles for teachers and peer groups.

“We must go back to the days when all that mattered was the proper upbringing of the children, because what we have today are parents who do not have time or pay attention to…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria