Mr. Charles Sam, the host of “Attention! Mr. President” on Max TV, has said there are too many “chickens” in Ghana who call themselves men.
Discussing fatherhood in the community and the role that a father can play to impact the next generation in a positive way, Mr. Charles Sam talked about the role fathers should play in the life of their children as a whole.
Mr. Charles Sam ,speaking to Heavy Dee on the father’s day edition of Keteke on Max 89.7 FM , said “Leadership as a father is about examples , values, morality, ethics, integrity , direction and especially for males leadership is about boldness and courage , its vision and orderliness , it’s structural .“
He further said “A father must be a responsible person, he must provide leadership for his family, even the bible says if a man cannot manage his family he cannot manage a nation, a corporate body or anything of that sort.”
According to Mr. Charles Sam, a father must conduct himself very well and live by example. He must practice what he preaches as a father.
“God created the male child to be courageous and bold .It’s the father’s role, not the mother, to put that confidence, boldness and courage into the male or female child, however there are too many chickens in Ghana who call themselves men,” he said.
Mr. Sam added that “A man is suppose to be bold, courageous, understanding and he shouldn’t chicken out of situations easily. We have too many chickens in Ghana because there are a lot of boys in men’s bodies. They claim to be men but they are boys in conduct, in thinking and in attitude.”
He said men are supposed to achieve greatness and it takes courage to achieve those things.
Using Ghana’s Covid-19 situation as an example, Charles Sam said it takes courage to make certain decisions .Some of the decisions were very difficult decisions to make by President Akuffo-Addo . It is a virus nobody really knows how it behaves well; we don’t know its character and movement. All nations are still struggling with it, so to take decisions and take responsibilities for those decisions take courage and boldness.
He said “Ghanaians are scared to speak the truth, they are scared to speak their mind, whether it is corporate leadership or political leadership, people are scared to speak their mind.”
Relating this to fatherhood in Ghana, Charles Sam said “A father who is so weak and who is a “chicken” have insecurity within themselves and wants to put it on everyone around them. “