According to him, Ghana is gradually also losing its traditions and norms.
The situation, he said, is breaking down the extended family structure.
“It is not uncommon to see today elderly, destitute people standing at street corners and begging for alms, it is not uncommon to see children standing on the street who have no homes to go into.”
President Mahama is not the first to raise concerns over Ghana’s deteriorating moral standards.
Some have attributed the situation to what they believe is the increasing spate of corruption in the country.
Ex-President John Rawlings earlier attributed Ghana’s deteriorating standards to what he described as the high rate of corruption in the country.
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