In one of my down to earth imaginations on the dilapidated nature of the educational system of our esteemed ‘Giant of Africa’, I remembered the saying that goes thus, ” if you want to destroy a nation, start from her education”. It is on this basis that I try to envisage and visualize the reason behind the horrendous, lugubrious and disheartening situation of our country, Nigeria. This is so because, her educational system has drastically fallen to a low ebb and nothing seems to be done to ameliorate the deteriorated situations of the country. The term, “education” is defined according to the Geddes and Grosset English Dictionary and Thesaurus, as a process of training and instruction which is designed to give knowledge and develop skills. In view of this definition, education is not just what happens in schools, but also has to do with the all-round development of the…

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