Managing Director of a Kumasi-based metal and fabrication company, K. Adu Gas & Stoves Co. ltd, Mr Kwabena Adu Ebeneezer has attributed the rising cases of armed robbery in the country to poor parental care and neglect.
Adding, it is now time parents should live up to their mandates and seek to the welfare of their children against indiscipline attitudes.
Speaking to this portal in an interview today, Mr Adu bemoaned that the lust for money among other factors of getting rich quick have characterized the youth who resorts to robbery attacks, linking the menace to parental neglect.
Mentioning the activities of money rituals, popularly known as sakawa and other antisocial vices in the society, Mr, Adu blamed many parents for shunning their responsibilities on issues that boarder on the welfare of their children.
He regretted that many parents of today fail to notice strange behavior and lifestyles of their children that raises credibility problems in the society.
Some of the children, Mr Adu said usually adopts bad attitudes from their friends who can be seen as neglected people.
He indicated that neglected children who lacks discipline take their destinies for granted, thereby engaged themselves in robbery and other criminal activities towards their survival.
Kwabena Adu on this note, charged parents to be proactive, responsible, and stay focused, and if they cannot afford their children's bills in the secondary schools, assign them to learn a trade for their future well being."
As a leading manufacturer in gas ovens, cookers, buffet dishes, soup warmers, Khebab stands, metal doors, burglar proofs among others, he passionately appealed to the government to find solutions to the unemployment situation which has become a major challenge to the youth.
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