Renowned Nollywood actor Kanayo O Kanayo delivers a powerful message urging parents to scrutinize their children’s wealth sources to avert premature deaths.
At a recent event, the veteran actor directly addressed parents, urging them to adopt a proactive stance in monitoring their children’s financial activities.
Kanayo O Kanayo shed light on a troubling trend of youth involvement in illicit activities and corruption. He expressed dismay at parents who turn a blind eye to their children’s extravagant gifts, accepting them without questioning their legitimacy.
He emphasized the vital role of parental vigilance in combating social ills and unhealthy behaviors among the youth.
“Parents!!!! Parents!!!!! Parents!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ask questions before you accept gifts or die young. This is why many parents are dying young. ORIKO,” he emphasized.
The actor vividly depicted scenarios where parents overlook their children’s lavish gifts, like a 20-year-old daughter possessing a phone worth N1.5 million yet offering only N100,000 to her parents, with no inquiry into the source of her wealth.
Likewise, he cautioned against ignoring instances where a non-working son suddenly arrives home with substantial sums of money or a car.
In a compelling video message, Kanayo O Kanayo emphasized the importance of fostering accountability within families. He stressed that parental diligence is crucial in preventing the perpetuation of corrupt mindsets among their children.
You won’t live long- actor- Kanayo O Kanayo warns parents who receive expensive gifts from their children without questioning how they got them. pic.twitter.com/LgvvjwA0Vk
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His impassioned plea resonates with the need for parents to play an active role in guiding their children towards responsible and ethical behaviour, ultimately fostering a healthier society.