Domestic Violence Traceable To Dysfunctional Family Background – Ambode
[img]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-9t2cJth_liM/Vzj1TC0tauI/AAAAAAACdOY/loLyGn0z24ElHEjYisBSOL1N8s2TpgI0ACLcB/s400/ambode.jpeg" width="400">Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, Sunday, identified dysfunctional family background as one of the major reasons for rising cases of domestic violence, just as he advocated the need for parents to imbibe in their wards the virtues of honesty, respect, morality, good neighborliness, peace and love.
Governor Ambode, who spoke at the Lagos House at the family day celebration hosted by the State Government in commemoration of the International Family Day, also said a lot of acts of terror and violence that have ruptured global peace and security could be traced to the absence of strong family ties, and as such parents must spend time with their children no matter how difficult it may be.
The Governor described the family as the smallest but most important unit of the society, saying things can only go right in the country if first addressed in the family.
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