Improving reading culture: Octogenarian requires go back to British system of education


By Elizabeth Uwandu.

NIGERIA’s education system will be much better enhanced if the nation promotes checking out culture and likewise go back to British system that consisted of: main, secondary, even more, and college. This was the submission of Mrs Maureen Bakare, very first Director-General of Lagos State Commission for Women.’.

* Mrs Maureen Bakare( m) reading throughout her 81 st birthday, flanked by Mr Adeyemi Adebiyi, ANA Lagos chairman( left) and a visitor.

Mrs Bakare who holds a degree in English Language & History from the University of Ibadan and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of Leeds in the UK, just recently marked her 81 st birthday by hosting the Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA, Lagos chapter in her home. She kept in mind that education requirement was bad due to the fact that instructor education was likewise bad.

According to the previous Director-General of Lagos State Service Commission: “Education is bad currently due to the fact that the instructors themselves get bad training. So I believe Nigeria needs to return to the British system of education as it has actually been shown to be more economical to run. And at the end, the kids have a sound education,” she stated.

Speaking on how she had the ability to keep fit, checked out without glasses, keep in mind and explain historic occasions, Mrs Bakare stated the effect of checking out to a country can not be over-emphasised. “The trick to my absorbent memory reads.

” I think that there is future for the education sector if the federal government does the ideal thing by moneying the sector; enhancing on the instructor training quality, consisting of the enthronement of checking out culture. These will go a long method to promote interaction.”.

On his part, Mr Yemi Adebiyi, chairman, ANA Lagos chapter who led authors such as Brenda Nwafor, ANA Lagos-Secretary; Sola Alamutu, Linda Davis; Dr Noble; Yinka Kadiri and others to honour Mrs Bakare stated the contribution of the Octogenarian to Arts and Education will stay enduring.


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