Like many other places on earth, Africa has had her ugly past. Even more so, she still suffers from the effects of colonialism namely: underdevelopment. Akinyemi believes she can do more as a continent, than wallow in blames!
The World Health Organization, in a statement to commemorate the World Suicide Prevention Day, 10th Sept 2018, noted that ” no fewer than 800,000 people commit suicide annually, the second leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 29 in 2016.” It added, however, that “most occurred in low and middle-income countries, which accounted for almost four-fifths of global suicides in 2016.” In this article Richard Ugbe gives a rather troubling exposè on the growing rates of suicide in Nigeria, and in Obudu LGA!
Sometimes, it takes much time to correct certain anomalies caused by our environment. Why it does, is simply that the most basic teacher to a child, is the environment he or she is born into. The author of this writ approaches this problem by giving an analysis of the place of moral development in a society, the need for character reformation, the threat of moral corruption, as well as the creation of a sane community coated with economic sustainability.