- Nollywood veteran Kanayo O. Kanayo has fired back at those blaming the movie industry for the lost values in the country
- Kanayo, in a video, declared that many parents no longer ask questions from their children about the source of their money
- The actor’s statement has stirred reactions on social media, with many supporting his opinion on the issue of poor parenting
Veteran actor Kanayo O. Kanayo has responded to those blaming Nollywood, the Nigerian movie industry, for the loss of values in society.
Kanayo, in a video, stated that parents are to be blamed as many have become irresponsible and no longer ask questions from their wards.
The actor said many parents now push their daughters to men to make money to feed the family.
Sharing the video via his social media timeline, the veteran actor wrote:
Kanayo O. Kanayo proudly shows off kids, 3 boys look like triplets, only girl in the family stuns in photos
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“Many parents have become irresponsible. They no longer ask questions. No matter how the money is made, bring it. They are pushing their daughters into prostitution of all sorts and sons into crimes and criminalities.”
See the post below:
Nigerians react as Kanayo blames parents for loss of values in society
Legit.ng captured some of the reactions, see them below:
"I said it on one platform but some few people attacked me,how can a parent ask her child that is in school to send her money knowing fully well that the daughter is just a student,alot of parents are the reason you see alot of young people doing all sort of things to make money."
"It is so shameful especially in Nigeria. Most female graduates don’t even care to do normal jobs again. So called Runs pays them more . No values."
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"Child headed families are rampant now in Africa. Parents become children and children become parents."
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