NASU decries poor state of public libraries

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NASU decries poor state of public libraries

By Victor Ahiuma-Young

THE Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, has expressed worry over the neglect of public libraries in Nigeria.

NASU in a resolution at its regular meeting of the examination bodies and Libraries Trade Group Council in Abeokuta, Ogun State, lamented that most public libraries were in deplorable state as a result of inadequate facilities, poor funding and under-staffing of  national and state libraries.

In a communiqué issued by Sunday Obabunmi and E.O Amalu, Deputy President of NASU/Chairman Examination Bodies and Libraries Trade Group Council, and the Trade Group Secretary, Examination Bodies and Libraries Trade Group Council, said the council considered the role of a good library in the education of the Nigerian child as a long-term investment for the nation.

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According to the communiqué: “The Council-in-Session therefore calls on the federal and state …



Source: Vanguard Newspaper