History has been reintroduced as a stand-alone subject in the basic education curriculum by the federal government, 13 years after it was abolished.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who spoke at the flag-off ceremony of the reintroduction of the teaching of history and training of history teachers at basic education level in Abuja on Thursday, November 23, said 3,700 History teachers have been shortlisted for the first round of training for enhanced teaching of the subject.
Adamu was represented by the Minister of State for Education, Goodluck Nanah Opiah at the event attended by Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar and other key stakeholders in the education sector, also said that national cohesion is being threatened with the country retreating into primordial sentiments because of lack of knowledge of the evolution of Nigeria following the removal of History from the basic education curriculum.
“History used to be one of…
Source: Linda Ikeji