By Goke Ilesanmi

 

 

There is a popular maxim that if you want to plan for a year, you plant a seed; if it is for ten years, you plant a tree; but if it is for a hundred years, you teach people. This saying stresses the importance of learning, knowledge and, by extension, education. Any country or society that is thirsty for enviable development needs to take its formal education seriously.

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