Most African parents are very fond of choosing careers they consider as elite, for their kids to pursue, without even considering what the child really wants to do. Many people find themselves in job areas that they don’t enjoy doing, but they are there because of pressures from their parents.
Legendary Ghanaian musician, Akosua Agyapong, in a recent interview advised parents not to force their kids to pursue careers they don’t like.
In her view, the child should be allowed to pursue what he or she wants to pursue, as that will make him or her happy and enjoy doing it.
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