Year: 2014 | Month: June | Volume 2 | Issue 1

Towards Effective Utilization of Langauge for Youth Empowerment: Implications for National Security

Gbadamosi Tolulope Victoria and Ibitoye Wasiu Abiola
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This paper focuses on effective utilization of Language for youth empowerment cum its implications for national security. Language is considered as the tool of integrating, orientating and transforming individual into the societal dictate. This work discusses the education as mean of transforming the citizenry into the self development and society transformation. It further considers human rights education as an exposure of individual to the self realization through the knowledge and skills acquired. It then explains language education as the basic tool that the individual needs to comprehend and express their opinion. The work emphasizes the importances and negative effects of the insecurity to the realization of youth empowerment, while considering youth empowerment as self reliance without youth depending on the charity to survive.

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