A motivational speaker and an author, Derrick Makola (25), hails from Glen Cowie village, 12, 3 km away from Jane Furse complex, he published his new book titled “the crisis of fatherlessness” and this is the 3rd book published by him.
Twenty five years old said he saw a needy to write a book about absent fathers because he grew up believing that his father has died a long time ago, only discovered after 23 years that his dad is still alive.
“My brother and I felt much pain after knowing that my father is still alive but we never saw him with our naked eyes. Then I decided to write a book to address crisis of the fatherlessness,” said a man who was raised by single mother.
In his own words, he said: “scourge of the fatherlessness is a global phenomenon and this deserves an urgent attention to save the society,”
Young man calls upon to all men throughout the country to take care of their children.
“In the book I identified ways in which absent father affects their children,” said Derrick
He also wanted to share the crucial message with fathers and upcoming fathers to be present for their children.
“Father is important figure to both boy and girl child. And I implore to girls to not to do abortions because your boyfriend who impregnated you has left,” said Derrick.
He said he was inspired by Myles Munroe’s book to become an author and he is also a motivational speaker who is passionate about helping people to discover their true identity and their calling