Every society is built on certain values. In Africa, respect for elders is among the core cultural values. This respect is expected to flow from the younger person to the elderly, whether they have family ties or not. In many instances it does not attract reciprocity.
However, as societies evolve, certain phenomenal changes take place, with culture having taken a hit in recent years.
Many analysts say that the growing rate of disrespect among the youth has become a threat to this critical pillar upon which African societies is built a development they said, if not addressed may give rise to future adults lacking in self-respect and respect for others.
“Youth are the leaders of tomorrow. Parents and guardians should prioritise inculcating good more values in their children.