Basic education, veritable tool against poverty, illiteracy, terrorism — Don




By Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ado-Ekiti

A Professor of Educational Management at the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, Dr Babatola Ayọdele,  has identified basic education as a veritable weapon against poverty, illiteracy and terrorism.

Ayodele called on Nigerian governments to make basic education compulsory and affordable to all Nigerians if it’s desirous in the fight against terrorism and social ills currently beleaguering the nation.

The University Don explained that with basic education, Nigerians would be conscious of evil inherent in kidnapping, terrorism and killings, while being knowledgeable enough to deploy their skills acquired to make themselves relevant economically, thereby reducing poverty in the system.

Ayodele said this in Ado-Ekiti over the weekend during the 62nd inaugural lecture of the institution, held at its main campus located along Iworoko road, Ado-Ekiti.

In the lecture entitled: “The Basis And The Basic  Education For…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper