This is a heart
breaking question that all Nigeria's parents, guardians and teachers need to
brain storm upon decently and thoroughly. A successful nation without a well
intellectually, morally, socially and psychologically oriented children as
future leaders, is nothing but a ruling King without a crown prince or a
Historically, since two decades ago, history has
significantly indicated the low level of Nigeria's children academic
performances in comparison with other countries' future leaders academic
performances. The most disastrous aspect of it was the previous West Africa
Examination Academic result (W.A.E.C) between year 2014/2015 where almost all
the students that sat for the examination had poor academic results.
Yes, of course! "Distinctive academic lifestyle leads
to succeeding and prominent academic limelight". Nigeria's children has
got to the point where they must begin to cultivate good reading skills in
order to meet up with the academic tasks and competitions ahead of them. Candid
speaking, I Aduroja Olamiju David strongly believe that all great
readers can become great leaders only if they can successfully practice the
positive ideas, techniques and distinctive skills they acquired while reading.
Just as the common saying of the wise men "Charity Begins At Home".
Parents and guardians at home are the care takers and managers of the
children bestowed to them by God. Therefore, parents and guardians need to
encourage their children to start reading at early stage in other to catch them
young academically and imbibe the habit of reading. The parents and guardians
should provide mini library or a book shelf within the home for the children.
Parents and guardians should educate their children concerning the concrete
positive purpose of reading just the way they have great positive reasons
for doing their assignments brought from school at the right time.
Substantially, the parents and guardians must make children
understand and believe in the academic quote of the late African legend
"Nelson Mandela- " Education is the most powerful weapon which can be
utilized to change the world positively". Therefore, positive changes in
this world can't be easily done without becoming a learned individual. That is,
acquisition of wisdom,knowledge and distinctive skills through effective
reading is paramount. Sincerely speaking, if parents and guardians keep
encouraging their children to be more devoted with their studies, the children
will be progressive and excellent ambassadors of their families, schools and
nation. The children should always make proper preparation by reading
effectively before they commence their tests and examinations because proper
preparation prevent poor performance in every area of life. Children shouldn't
wait for teacher's instructions before reading books for
examination.Examination period is meant for revising their books and assessing
their intellectual quotient (IQ). The period the children uses to play games on
phones and laptops downloading unjustifiable things should be judiciously
utilize to study at adequate proportion.
Additionally, the teachers in schools should upgrade their teaching
skills in more advanced platform that will develop the children effectively.
Group reading should be encouraged among the children in the class. While doing
this,the teachers should have close monitor on the children.
Conclusively, teachers should also create competition like
spellings drills,quiz and debate that will enhance the readiness of reading
among the students on daily bases. While doing this, Nigeria's children will
not only become distinctive bookworms but also become excellent and succeeding
ambassadors of our beloved country (Nigeria).
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