Explanatory exploration into why most Nigerians do not like to study has disclosed that examining has come to be out-of-date for most people today in Nigeria, specifically the youth.
The investigate was done amongst around 20,000 people today by way of Facebook, LinkedIn and WhatsApp by a management and peak general performance pro, Dr. Elvis Ukpaka.
Outcome of the analysis was unveiled in his ebook titled ‘Readers are Leaders’, which has been authorized and encouraged for all secondary schools in Nigeria and the basic public by the Nigerian Instructional Investigate and Advancement Council (NERDC).
From the responses presented by respondents who participated in the study, the writer deduced that centered on the study, Nigeria is in dire want of assistance to revive the looking through lifestyle, as feedback from respondents confirmed that looking through has turn into out-of-date for most persons in the place, specially the youth.
Other reasons buttressed incorporate deficiency of time to read due to tight schedules absence of interest or enthusiasm for looking at and seeing examining as laborious and demanding upbringing enjoyment technological innovation (video games) partaking ability of social media like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram etcetera and gross financial hardship amid some others.
He consequently proposed that Nigerians will have to see reading as a psychological workout just like bodily exercise noting that looking through is to the brain what food stuff is to the overall body. With the demystification of textbooks by generating them offered on the internet as e-textbooks he inspired the persons, particularly the youth to take edge of heading on the net to get or down load free books to examine.
“Though in modern situations, going to a bookstore possibly online or offline has virtually develop into old fashioned as men and women shun bookstores or just about anything referred to as e-book. So, if you are averse to reading textbooks with plenty of internet pages, begin by looking at the ones with less webpages of less than 100. As you get started getting a perception of accomplishment by finishing more compact books, you can progress to looking through substantially even bigger ones,” he claimed, noting that a ebook on the shelf adds no worth or know-how to daily life if it is not examine.
Ukpaka in his reserve discovered that there are a few groups of individuals in life wherever looking through is worried – all those who don’t go through, those people who obtain guides but really do not examine it and all those who buy and examine the reserve. The e-book ‘Readers and Leaders’, he mentioned was penned to assist combat ignorance and guarantee that viewers remain knowledgeable.
In the e book, audience will understand how to spark a renewed enthusiasm for reading, the worth of looking through, the hazards of not reading through, how to turn out to be a solution supplier by understanding, how to established up a particular improvement library and many others.
The 177 internet pages guide also encouraged folks to set up personal or individual libraries in their residences or places of work, which can provide individuals, family or a group of folks.