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7 Reasons for Free Education In Nigeria

In today’s blog, we will be discussing with you 7 reasons for Free Education In Nigeria. Continue reading to learn more.

Education is one of the fundamental human rights and thus it is supposed to be available for everyone willing to study.

The right to receive education to whatever level he or she wishes to reach in life should not be denied.

However, in Nigeria, the cost of education is very high that most people easily give up on education.

This is because these people do not have the financial resources to ensure they get education.

I don’t know how long you searched but I can assure you that is here today with your answers.

Primary and secondary education ought to be free and higher institutions can be made free according to the state laws.

7 Reasons for Free Education In Nigeria 

Reasons for Free Education In Nigeria include but not limited to the following:

It Enable Students to Concentrate More 

When education is free, students tends to concentrate more on their studies without worrying about the tuition fees.

Some of these students worry about how they and their families are going to get the money to pay for the tuition fees.

This sometimes affects their academic performance as they spend lesser time with their studies.

Free Education will lessen these worries and the students will concentrate more on their studies.

More Graduates will be Produced 

It was discovered that many students face a lot of difficulties when they are about to graduate.

Some poor students are afraid when it is their turn to graduate.

This is because of the huge amount they will spend in writing their projects, and defending it.

When there is free education, many people will register for education and of course more people will graduate without worries.

It Will Increase Equal Opportunities 

One of the major issues of education is being able to afford education.

Most of the brilliant minds in Nigeria comes from middle class or low class family.

Unfortunately, many of these brilliant minds do not further their education because they lack the financial resources.

They end up leaving the career path they ought to choose because they lack the financial resources to further their education.

If there is an equal opportunity to obtain education, then everyone would have the privilege of going to school.

A good step towards free education in Nigeria is when everyone can afford going to school.

Society Improvement

Free education leads to mass education in the society.

When almost everyone is educated in the society, they can identify the socioeconomic problems of their society.

Also, free education will enable them to resolve these economic problems of their society.

When people are educated, they tends to understand the history of their society more.

This will make to be more willing to partake in the political activities of the country.

In Nigeria, most people do not partake in politics because they lack the education to understand politics way beyond the lay man understanding.

Reduction in Crime Rate

I know you must be asking within you how free education will reduce the crime rate in Nigeria.

Well, it may interest you to know that most of the petty crimes committed in some parts of Nigeria are done by mostly illiterates.

Crimes like: pickpocketing, burglary, thefts, snatch-and-run, rape, kidnapping, robberies, are committed by most illiterates.

This is because most of them do not have the privilege of going to school and end up with one vice or the other.

When everyone is educated, he or she will be looking for legal ways to earn and survive knowing what awaits him if he tries anything illegal.

Free Education will enable people learn the value of lives and property, in turn the crime rate will reduce.

Expanded Workforce 

In our industries today, Automation is gradually replacing the human labour and the need demand for professional has risen.

People need to acquire a skill to be able to analyze and handles these automation better.

However, these skills are taught in universities and other higher institutions of learning.

This makes it hard for the workers who did not further their education to cope with.

With free education, these workers will get the chance to learn all the skills needed to handle the automation.

Low or No Student Debt

Some of the Countries that does not offer free education often issue student loans to undergraduates.

Most times, the graduates that acquired these loans spend more years trying to clear these loan debts, instead of spending their money on cars or house rents.

Meanwhile, These loan debts grows with interest as the day goes and these graduates may not be able to secure a job yet.

Free Education will ensure that these loans do not exist and the graduates need not to worry about clearing their debts after school.

Finally, I suggest we adopt the free education system for it will help to better the condition of our country, Nigeria.

This all for you today on the 7 Reasons for Free Education In Nigeria.

Thank you for your time, I really hope this article can help as many students as possible.

I still remain your humble friend Mr. Paschal, use the comment section on this post if you have any problems, questions or concerns. I’ll be there to help you in my own little way.

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