ABOUT THE BOOK The book you are holding in your hands is a well-researched and well-articulated compendium celebrating history, etymology, anthropology, religion and spirituality as well as an uncanny knowledge of education, political philosophy and logic. It is highly recommended to all those who wish to be educated on Nigeria and the vicissitudes visited on her by various and successive leaders and planners and the consequences of actions taken and not taken. It is a recall to the past as it is a call to the future. Venerable F. O. B. Obayan, did an in-depth analysis of the ethical dilemma prevalent in the Nigerian polity and leadership; the pervasiveness of corruption, and many other unethical practices, including inequalities in the distribution of Nigeria's wealth, among the social strata, the unfair treatment of the less privileged, scandal by the privileged and the need to seek justice and fair treatment for all Nigerian citizens. The author, Venerable Dr. F. O. B. Obayan, a seasoned Elder Statesman, Retired Permanent Secretary, Educationist, Academic, Clergyman and Community Leader, obtained a PhD in Education from Ohio University, USA. He was one of the authors of the 6-3-3-4 policy of Education. His civil service career included time as Permanent Secretary in the old Kwara State when he instituted the first professional Teacher registration programme in Nigeria and was a key player in the establishment of the Ajaokuta Steel Complex, the University of Ilorin in 1975, and later on, the establishment of the University of the Gambia as well as the establishment of the first Anglican secondary school in the Gambia. Dr. Obayan's academic career spanned several years of teaching and administration in public school system. At the University of Ilorin he was head of the Department of Educational Management and he served as Research Fellow at the Salem University where he organized the university's first National Conference on Conflict Management. He was married with children and passed on to glory in September 2015 at the ripe age of 83.
Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Obayan, F. O. B.
Publisher: Independently Published
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.68d
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