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Improving reading culture: Octogenarian calls for return to British system of education

NIGERIA’s education system will be better improved if the country promotes reading culture and also revert to British system that included: primary, secondary, further, and higher education.

This was the submission of Mrs Maureen Bakare, first Director-General of Lagos State Commission for Women.’

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, recently marked her 81st birthday by hosting the Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA, Lagos chapter in her residence.

She noted that education standard was poor because teacher education was also poor. According to the former Director-General of Lagos State Service Commission: “Education is poor presently because the teachers themselves receive poor training.

Vanguard, Thursday 14, 2019.

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