As Nigeria join the rest of the world to mark Father’s Day , men has been enjoined to be true fathers by leading in honesty and integrity in whatever position they find themselves at home, in society or the country at large.
These were the views of some Nigerians at the weekend while sharing their opinion on the essence of the day. The respondents admonished fathers to live responsibly, with a heart of love for others as well as being a good role model for their wife and children to follow.
Some of the respondents including Dayo Adejare,Ruth Adedoja and others who did not want their names mentioned in an interviews with Royal FM in their separate remarks described fathers as custodians of their homes saying huge responsibility is placed on their shoulders much more than providing for the need of the family.
According to the respondents, the responsibility extends to ensuring that their children are brought up to become better citizens of the country and quality leaders of tomorrow.
Another respondent , Akeem Oluwafemi advised every father not to chase money at the expense of bringing up their children in the fear of God. He also called on mothers to give quality assistance to their husbands in the upbringing of their children.
Father’s Day celebrated every third Sunday in the month of June is a day set aside for honouring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of the fathers in their respective homes and the society at large