The answer to the question is Self Evident. It is self evident if our answer to the question is ‘No, we cannot do without education’. But, the simple truth of the matter is that this is not the case, in most situations, it is only lip service that is paid to education, virtually everywhere.

It is important to stress that while among individuals, government and in most modern communities, the relevance of education cannot be denied, but the policies taken with respect to education in general or the attitude of parents towards the education of their wards deserve some attention at a forum.

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If Nigerians concern is about quality education, one must begin to wonder if really those concerned with education and its system have really internalized its essence and therefore we prepared to address it squarely.

In Africa, education has not been given its pride of place as a system that is known to have incalculable historic as well as historical good both to the individual or community.

Education makes us humble, education creates awareness and expands our vision. We become more aware about ourself, about the society, about everything that surrounds and affect our life.

Education means rearing, upbringing, fostering and training. To a large extent, education is a social process, which involves both the learner and the one who facilitates the learning. To a certain extent, the learning process can be an individually directed process.


Education enables us to earn our livelihood, education empowers us to get a good job. We need money to make our living, with the advancement of science and technology, our needs have increased. Beside the basic needs of life such as food, shelter and clothing. We also need other comforts such as mobile phones, air conditioners, car, etc, a fulfilling career ensures a satisfied life.