Adopting Adult Education for Fulfilment of the Right of Women to Education in Nigeria

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Omolade Olunike Olomola
Chioma Agnes Olumide_Ajibola


The importance of education and the need for women’s education, in particular, is advocated worldwide. However, there are still impediments to the realisation of women’s right to education in Nigeria. It is through education that women acquire the desire and nature for the attainment of values, competence, skills, attitudes and knowledge. This paper highlights the need for serious consideration to be afforded to adult education generally in addition to adult literacy specifically in a bid to aid women in achieving their right to education. As such, the concept of adult and non-formal education being a basis aimed at the abolition of illiteracy amidst women in Nigeria was discussed.

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Chioma Agnes Olumide_Ajibola, Koladaisi University, Oyo Road, Ibadan

Chioma is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Kola Daisi University, Ibadan.

She is a budding researcher and she has completed her research for a PhD degree at the University. The thesis is awaiting viva voce.


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