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Pastor challenges parents to fulfil roles in the family

Serafina Silaitoga
Monday, July 21, 2014

IF parents fail to fulfil their role in raising their children well, then they have God to answer to, says Reverend Semi Nikola.

Speaking to students of Domonisavu District School in Nayarabale, Cakaudrove, the Methodist Church pastor challenged parents to play their roles well.

He told parents present at the international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking that increased reports of child abuse was a wake up call.

Mr Nikola reminded parents to value and prioritise the welfare and safety of their children. He added part of the role of parents was accompanying them to school every day considering the distance to school from the various surrounding villages.

Nayarabale community worker Jamie Rosencrans encouraged the children to read a lot of information about drug abuse.

"It is very important that you know what drugs can do to your lives and why children should never use it," she said.

"Our bodies are the best gift we have because it can never be made by man so let us take care of it and never indulge with drugs."








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