We have gotten to the stage where we need to ask ourselves questions as we critically reflect on the things we do in the name of tradition. As it is, we are the architect of our own destiny; tradition will always be what we want it to be. It is sad to know that many people have been led to believe doing something in a particular way is the norm.A

certain young man was decorated with powder because his wife gave birth to a baby boy. It is understandable that people’s reactions to good news vary but seeing a full grown man in powder from head to toe is absurd.Well, nothing beats the joy of fatherhood. This may very well be the man’s first child. And the baby being a boy is worth celebrating. Male children are given preference in some parts of the country.