Broda Shaggi, a Nigerian comedian and actor, has made a statement encouraging African dads to demonstrate love and devotion to their children.
In a recent article, he encouraged dads to show care for their children by often hugging and kissing them and speaking kindly to them. Shaggi said that he cannot wait to express his affection to his upcoming children.
In addition to this, he acknowledged that the expression of love for children by their dads is quite important and needs to be considered the norm.
“African fathers please hug your children! love them ….it matters a lot!
No be when pikin won enter University, you go give am first hug
I definitely will want my future kids to say “daddy I love you” every time they wake up. I can’t wait to draw them so close to my heart that they will hear every beat coming from my heart.
Normalize telling your kids how much you love them.”