Nigeria’s Ailing Education: Who Has Failed, Parents Or Teachers

The recent developments in the education sector leave much to be desired. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) stated that Nigeria’s illiteracy rate is about 45 percent.

Unarguably, the problem has a lot to do with corruption that has led to systemic failure in our society today. Yet, an uneducated society is simply a doomed society. The rate of growth and development of every nation is anchored on its level of education.

On Channels Television weekly programme, FaceOff, a parent blamed the teachers for the fall in standard of the Nigerian educational system while a teacher shifts the blames to the parents and household.

Watch the debate in the video below and share your thoughts on the matter by dropping your comments.