He urged parents to show interest in their children’s education by providing them with learning materials, as well as paying visits to their schools to enquire about their performance
Chernor called on educational institutions to include guidance and counselling programmes in their curricular activities in order to ensure that children selected the right course that would make a positive impact on their lives in future.
He said although many children had big aspirations in life, without proper counselling, it would be difficult for them to achieve such goals.
He also advised parents to avoid discrimination against girls and treat all children equal access to education.
He however called on government in Africa to also double their effort in prioritising girl child education as way of alleviating poverty in the continent.